Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


Danshen, Radix Salviae miltiorrhizae, is the dry root and rhizome of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge. (Lamiaceae), collected in spring and fall. It is officially listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used for treatment of menstrual disorder, menostasis, menorrhalgia, insomnia, blood circulation diseases, and angina pectoris as well as against inflammation.


Salvianolic Acid Sodium Sulfonate Hamster Cheek Pouch Salvia Species Salvia Miltiorrhiza 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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