Origin: Derived from the herb called danshen.
Also Known As:
Chinese red sage
Overview: Dan shen extract 5% Tanshinones (20:1) comes from the roots of the herb red sage. It is used typically for circulation problems, strokes, chest pains, and other diseases related to the heart and blood vessels. It is also used for menstrual disorders, chronic liver disease, trouble sleeping, and skin conditions.
- Protecting the heart
- Reducing blood pressure
- Preventing arterial hardening
- Lowering cholesterol
- Preventing stroke
- Preventing loss of brain function on people with Alzheimer’s disease
- Aiding in wound healing
- Alleviating insomnia and anxiety
- Promoting kidney health
- Protecting the liver from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
- Promoting bone health
Common Dosage: Currently, there is no standard dosage set for Dan shen extract 5% Tanshinones (20:1).