Salvia militiorrhiza

Salvia militiorrhiza (salˑ·vē· miˈ·lē·tēˑ··rī·z),

n part used: root; uses: adaptation to stress, general health, muscle relaxant, anticholesterolemic, antirheumatic, antibacterial, cancer, menstrual dysfunction, sedative, wound healing, heart disease, irritability, insomnia, breast abscesses, mastitis, postnatal pains, respiratory conditions; precautions: none known. Also called
dan shen.
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Currently, tanshinone I and tanshinone IIA are mainly extracted from the root of the perennial plant Salvia militiorrhiza.