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
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.