Salvia miltiorrhiza from which Dried Red Sage is obtained is a deciduous perennial plant native to China and Japan.
It is covered with little hairs and quite sticky glands and its flowers grow in whorls, with light purple to lavender blue corollas that are approximately 2.5 cm with a dark purple calyx. It is quite hardy down to minus 10 degrees celsius as would be expected of a high altitude plant for it grows at between 100 and 1,200 metres. It is known as Red Sage because of its root colour and not its flowers.
It is also known as Chinese sage, Tan shen, Huang Ken & Ch'ih Shen or Danshen
Traditional Uses for Red Sage :-
The outside of the taproot of Red Sage, which is one of the parts used in medicine is red.
It is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine
Red Sage Root or Danshen is one of five ingredients in tangzhiqing used in traditional Chinese medicine
History of Red Sage Root :-
The word miltiorrhiza means red ochre root
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Apr 12, 2020
Just received my Red Sage a few days ago. very well packaged, looks nice and clean and ready to use.
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