Plum Dragon Herbs

Dan Shen (Salvia Root)


Dan Shen (Salvia Root)

Salvia Miltiorrhizae; Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae

The root of the Salvia Miltiorrhizae plant is a very common herb for use in invigorating the blood and removing blood stagnation. It is also has a secondary effect to tonify and nourish the blood. This herb is cooling in nature, exhibits a marked bitter flavor and to that end, aids in cooling the blood and reducing swelling related to common athletic injuries. It enters the Heart, Pericardium, and Liver meridians.


Bitter, cool

Channels Entered

Heart, Pericardium, Liver

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