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
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What indeed could have permitted an Irishman living in London in the late nineteenth century to be so keenly receptive to a Chinese sage reputed to have lived in the fourth century BC?
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Military historian Bevin Alexander considers how the Chinese sage Sun Tzu's THE ART OF WAR has influenced Eastern warfare for over two thousand years - but didn't become widely known in the West until the 1970s when guerrilla forces in Vietnam used sun Tzu's axioms to defeat entire armies.
Military historian Bevin Alexander considers how the Chinese sage Sun Tzu's THE ART OF WAR has influenced Eastern warfare for over two thousand years--but didn't become widely known in the West until the 1970s when guerrilla forces in Vietnam used sun Tzu's axioms to defeat entire armies.
Chinese sage, who taught that the will of the people and the will of heaven are the same, and that the throne belongs to the one approved by the people.
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The Chinese sage Confucius was not interested in the world beyond this present life.
Mmm, a little off the billion shortfall but as a wise Chinese sage said ``he who laughs last, always laughs longest''.
The great Chinese sage advocates the middle road, and he does not encourage war.

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