Names Of Dan Shen

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Dan Shen TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Salvia Root
  • Pinyin Name: Dan Shen
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Our Database Has 31 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Invigorate Blood Category

How Is Dan Shen Used Clinically?

Dan Shen Usages and Indications

  • Invigorate blood, break up blood stasis in lower abdomen - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, palpable masses, lochioschesis, pain due to blood stasis, chest/epigastric pain, soreness in the ribs due to liver qi stagnation w/blood stasis.
  • Clear heat, soothe irritability - restlessness, irritability, insomnia due to heat entering the ying level.

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Dosage and Preparation Notes For Dan Shen

  • Dosage: 6-15g

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