Dan Shen

Dan Shen written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Dan Shen

English Name: Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae

Other Names: Chi Shen, Zi Dan Shen, Chao Dan Shen, Bie Xue Dan Shen

Tastes: Light Smell, Lightly Bitter

Origin: Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning and Jilin provinces in China

Health Conditions Treated with Dan Shen: Insomnia, Numbness, Stroke, Thyroid Disorders

Benefits of Dan Shen:

Dan Shen is native to China. It must be collected in spring and summer. It is often used to treat insomnia, numbness, stroke, thyroid disorders.

Side Effects: Side effects can occur in some people after taking Dan Shen. It may include itching, upset stomach and reduced appetite.

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