Description: This herb has a few different common names, among which the most common ones are Chinese sage, Radix Salviae miltiorrhiza, red sage, danshen, and Tan Shen. Medicinally it mainly means the dried root and rhizome of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge, in the family Labiatae. The oldest written reference to Dan Shen has been uncovered in Shen Nun Ben Cao (The Divine Husbandman’s Classic of the Materia Medica), dated at about 200 CE. Dan Shen grows throughout many parts of Asia and very prominently in Mongolia.
Dan Shen root is an incredible super food or herb used traditionally in Chinese medicine for numerous ailments including the improvement of cardiovascular health and better circulation. It turns out though, that the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory constituents of this root might be extremely beneficial in preventing and curing Diabetes. Dan Shen has proven to be very beneficial in regulating the heart and improving circulation. It helps to clear the arteries of fatty blockages, helping to ease heart palpitations and lessen the incidence of angina (heart attack). It can also help to relive menstrual cramps and make a woman’s monthly menses less severe. Dan Shen root impacts these various systems of the body beneficially due to TCN, or trigeminal convergent neurons.
Now Salvia Miltiorrhiza has an even expanded medicinal uses, including fat loss, bodybuilding, acne, anxiety, ischemic diseases like acute ischaemic stroke, high blood pressure (hypertension), cholesterol, depression, diabetes, glaucoma, sleeping problem, fertility, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, fibroids, and so on. This item is made of wild roots. Organic product, tested for sulfites, certain pesticide residues, and heavy metals.
Use guide: It can be consumed in forms like decoction, extract, capsule, essential oil, tincture, tea, and compound. Take 10 grams each time.