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.