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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Effects of radix Salvia miltiorrhiza cardiotonic pills on adhesion factors in atherosclerotic rabbits.
Comparison of microwave-assisted extraction and conventional extraction techniques for the extraction of tanshinones from Salvia miltiorrhiza bunge," Biochem.
Tanshinone IIA from Salvia miltiorrhiza induces heme oxygenase-1 expression and inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced nitric oxide expression in RAW 264.
Dan sheng ( Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge), Chuanxiong ( Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.
Effects of methyl jasmonate and salicylic acid on cell growth and cryptotanshinone formation in Ti transformed Salvia miltiorrhiza cell suspension cultures.
Chemistry and biological activities of caffeic acid derivatives from salvia miltiorrhiza.
Experiments both in vivo and in vitro showed that Chinese angelica, Salvia miltiorrhiza (DANSHEN), Paeonia lactiflora (CHISHAO), safflower and their main principles could increase coronary blood flow, decrease myocardial oxygen consumption, antagonize experimental myocardial ischemia and arrthymia (5).
On May 25, the SFDA approved a new drug application for depsides salts from Salvia miltiorrhiza, with magnesium lithospermate B as the primary active compound, for the potential treatment of chronic angina.
Background: Cryptotanshinone (CT), a major tanshinone found in Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Lamiaceae), has various pharmacological effects such as antitumor, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
Salvia miltiorrhiza (SM) belongs to the family of Labiatae and its dried root, referred to as "Danshen" in traditional Chinese medicine, has been commonly used for hundreds of years in the treatment of CVDs [33].
Except rosmarinic acid, the other active constituents content in Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge increased under water-stress conditions[8].