Salvia miltiorrhiza


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Salvia miltiorrhiza

A species native to China and Japan, valued for its roots as a traditional Chinese herbal remedy. It has been used to treat cardiovascular diseases. Its effectiveness is unproven in humans. It increases the risk of bleeding and should be avoided by patients taking aspirin, warfarin, and other antiplatelet or anticoagulant drugs. Synonym: danshen
See also: Salvia
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Effect of drought stress on growth and accumulation of active constituents in Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge," Ind.
Effects of Danshensu and salvianolic acid B from Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Lamiaceae) on cell proliferation and collagen and melanin production.
A study of Salvia miltiorrhiza and its triterpenoids showed that its antiatherogenic property was mediated by an anti-inflammatory mechanism.
This study investigated the reversal of P-gp mediated multidrug resistance in colon cancer cells by five tanshinones including tanshinone I, tanshinone IIA, cryptotanshinone, dihydrotanshinone and miltirone isolated from Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen), known to be safe in traditional Chinese medicine.
The 12Ways series is based on the use of traditional Chinese herbs, such as Sanchi, Tuckahoe, and Salvia miltiorrhiza.
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae (RSM), commonly known as Danshen, is the dried root of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge which is widely used in traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) for the treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases such as angina pectoris, hyperlipidemia, and acute ischemic stroke (Zhou et al.
In particular, the cardiotonic pill (CP) is an example where the medical herb Salvia miltiorrhiza bunge, widely used in Chinese hospitals for the prevention and management of ischemic cardiovascular diseases, has been developed.
Preclinical and clinical examinations of Salvia miltiorrhiza and its tanshinones in ischemic conditions.
The dried root of Salvia miltiorrhiza is called Danshen and has been used in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease for over one thousand years.
Structure-activity relationship of miltirone, an active central benzodiazepine receptor ligand isolated from Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Danshen).