Danshen is Chinese Medicine and is very good for elderly's Diseases.
Danshen is an herb. People use the root to make medicine.
Danshen is used for circulation problems, type of stroke caused by a blood clot in the brain (ischemic stroke) , chest pain (angina pectoris), fat build up in the blood vessels (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, and other diseases of the heart and blood vessels. It is also used for menstrual disorders, high blood pressure during pregnancy, diabetes, chronic liver disease, inflamed pancreas, and trouble sleeping caused by complaints such as rapid heartbeat and tight chest. Some people use danshen for skin conditions including acne, psoriasis, and eczema. It is also used for weight loss, to relieve bruising, and to aid in wound healing.
How does it work?
Danshen appears to thin the blood by preventing platelet and blood clotting. It also causes blood vessels to widen, and this can improve circulation.