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Herbal Information for Salvia Root (Dan Shen) in Cut Form Common Name: Red Sage Root Pin Yin Name:   You Ji Dan Shen Channels/Meridians:  Heart, Liver Botanical Name:  Salviae Miltorrhizae Root …

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Herbal Information for Salvia Root (Dan Shen) in Cut Form

Common Name: Red Sage Root

Pin Yin Name:   You Ji Dan Shen

Channels/Meridians:  Heart, Liver

Botanical Name:  Salviae Miltorrhizae Root

Package Size:  1 pound pouch (454 grams)

Other Names: Salvia Root

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Form:   Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs

Cautions:  **Do not use if pregnant. **Avoid using if you are taking blood thinners such as Warfarin or Coumadin. Incompatible with Li Lu.** Consult your health care professional for guidance.

California Prop 65 


More Information About Red Sage Root / Dan Shen

Benefits of Dan Shen

  • Supports Healthy Liver Function
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Calms the Spirit
  • Traditionally used for Cardiovascular Issues
  • Considered Bitter in Flavor
  • Cold in Nature
  • Promotes Blood Circulation
  • Clears Heat
  • Dispels Blood Stasis
  • Invigorates Blood
  • May Relieve Insomnia 

At we're committed to providing our readers with the most comprehensive and accurate information about health and wellness. Below we're going to discuss Salvia miltiorrhiza, also known as red sage, and its benefits for our health. 

Salvia miltiorrhiza: 

Salvia miltiorrhiza, commonly known as red sage, is a perennial plant that belongs to the mint family. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and is known for its many health benefits. 

Cardiovascular Health: 

One of the most notable benefits of Salvia miltiorrhiza is its positive effect on cardiovascular health. It has been found to improve blood flow and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. It does this by improving the function of the endothelial cells that line the blood vessels and increasing the production of nitric oxide, a molecule that helps to dilate blood vessels. 

Anti-inflammatory Properties: 

Salvia miltiorrhiza also has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is a natural response of the body to injury or infection, but chronic inflammation can lead to a host of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Salvia miltiorrhiza has been found to inhibit the production of inflammatory cytokines, which can help to reduce chronic inflammation in the body. 

Liver Health: 

Another benefit of Salvia miltiorrhiza is its ability to protect the liver. It has been found to have a protective effect against liver damage caused by toxins and oxidative stress. It does this by increasing the production of antioxidant enzymes and reducing the production of harmful free radicals. 

Neuroprotective Properties: 

Salvia miltiorrhiza has also been found to have neuroprotective properties. It contains compounds that can help to protect brain cells from damage caused by oxidative stress and inflammation. This makes it a potential treatment for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. 


In conclusion, Salvia miltiorrhiza, also known as red sage, is a potent herb with many health benefits. It has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat a variety of health conditions. Its benefits include improved cardiovascular health, anti-inflammatory properties, liver protection, and neuroprotective properties. If you're interested in incorporating Salvia miltiorrhiza into your health regimen, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider first. 

Dan Shen is the Pin Yin name, which literally translates into English as "cinnabar root". Salvia Miltiorrhiza Root is the Botanical name. Salvia root has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an herb that invigorates and regulates the blood. It helps with various blood and cardiovascular issues. This variety of Salvia Root enters the Heart, Pericardium, and Liver channels.

Properties:  Bitter, Slightly Cold

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1 Review

  • Dan Shen

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 6th 2017

    Very high quality, fresh product. Happy Customer.

Salvia / Red Sage Root (Dan Shen) - Organic Cut 1 lb - Nuherbs Brand