Salvia miltiorrhiza seeds Red Sage Herb Medicinal Herbal
The outside of the taproot of Danshen, which is the part used in
Danshen is widely used in traditional 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 inand, 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.