Salvia ( 丹参 ) ...Chinese Herb...
of Plant Used
Heart, Pericardium, Liver
This herb is used in formulas to treat symptoms of tumors, acne, boils,
skin sores, menstrual irregularity and absence, endometriosis, fibroids,
insomnia, irritability, or palpitations (TCM: Blood stasis with heat); also
used for its tranquilizing effects, and to treat coronary heart disease in
combination with other specific herbs.
Usages and Functions
Invigorates Blood and breaks up congealed Blood; clears heat and soothes
Formulas Used In
Concha Marguerita and Ligustrum; Ginseng and Zizyphus.
Do not use during pregnancy. Use with caution where there are no symptoms
of congealed Blood.