Salvia miltiorrhiza seeds Red Sage Herb Medicinal Herbal

The outside of the taproot of Danshen, which is the part used in medicine, is red.
Danshen is widely used in traditional chinese medicine for treating chronic renal

failure and to prevent and treat heart conditions and strokes.
The root (Radix Salvia miltiorrhiza) is used with Kudzu root (Radix Puerariae

lobata) for the treatment of coronary heart disease in Chinese medicine.Danshen is

one of five ingredients in tangzhiqing (TZQ) used In traditional Chinese medicine

for treating diabetes. In studies with mice and in vitro studies,

Salvia miltiorrhiza has been widely used in china and, to a lesser extent, in Japan, the United States, and other European countries for the treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. In China, the specific clinical use is angina pectoris, hyperlipidemia, and acute ischemic stroke.