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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Tan Shen, 26, from Chengdu, in China's southwest Sichuan Province, went to KFC in search of some comfort food to get over the break-up, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.
Salvia miltiorrhiza ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno ac mae o hefyd yn cael ei adnabod fel tan shen neu danshen.