Botanical Name – Salvia miltiorrhiza rad
Chinese Name – DAN SHEN
English Name – Red Root Sage
Salvia miltiorrhiza, also known as red sage, Chinese sage, or dan shen, is a perennial plant in the genus Salvia, highly valued for its roots in traditional Chinese medicine.
It grows at 90 to 1,200 m elevation, preferring grassy places in forests, hillsides, and along stream banks. It is native to China and Japan.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Antihypertensive – Red Root Sage can dilate blood vessels and lowers blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Cordial – It expands coronary arteries, increases coronary blood flow, improves myocardial ischemia. It also improves microcirculation and promotes blood flow.
Hepatic – It can protect the liver cells from damage and promotes the regeneration of liver cell, and resists the liver fibrosis.
Skin Complaints – Some people use Red Root sage for skin conditions including acne, psoriasis, and eczema. This is due to its ability to fight inflammation and allergies
Weight Loss- DAN SHEN is also a popular herb to assist with weight loss.
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Cut herbs are herbs which have been harvested and then cut into smaller pieces, suitable for further processing. Cut herbs like Salvia miltiorrhiza rad / DAN SHEN / Red Root Sage Cut can be used to produce tinctures or fluid extracts. They can also be used in herbal teas and infusions.