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Pinyin name: Dan Shen
Aka: chi shen, zi dan shen
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: salvia root
Botanical name: salvia miltiorrhiza
Pharmaceutical name: radix salviae miltiorrhizae
Properties: bitter, cold
Channels entered: heart, pericardium, liver
Chinese therapeutic actions: activates blood circulation, dispels blood stasis, cools the blood, reduces swelling of sores and abscesses, nourishes blood, calms the shen.