Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Danshen (Asian Red Sage)
Botanical Name   Salvia miltiorrhiza
System Affected   baldness, heart, nerves
Properties   baldness prevention (use in shampoo)hinese stablize heart, calm nerves. Roots effective against angina pectoris, cerebral atherosclerosis, intravascular clotting, and phlebitis
Origin   Chinese
Notes   Also called: Tan shen, Chinese Sage, Red-Rooted Sage
Toxicity   none

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