Dan Shen is the most important and comprehensive Chinese herb used to treat cardiovascular issues. It invigorates the circulation of blood, removes blood stasis, disperses pathogenic heat attacking the heart, and reduces palpitations, irritability, and insomnia caused by the disturbance of the heart energy in Chinese medicine. Other symptoms treatable by Dan Shen are angina, coronary heart diseases, myocardial infarct, high blood pressure, and irregularities in heart rate. In clinical studies Dan Shen has also been demonstrated to be effective for dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, ulcers, and to lower blood sugar.
"I use this in my practice ten times more frequently than other more notorious Chinese herbs such as ginseng or dong quai. It addresses the second leading cause of death in the United States: cardiovascular disease." -Martha
Salvia miltiorrhiza in organic alcohol-water extract.
Shake before using. Sediment does not alter quality. DOSE: 2-8 droppers or 1/4 - 1 tsp 2x-3x per day in warm water. Do not use if taking anticoagulants, pregnant, nursing, or seal is broken. If taking prescription drugs, inform health practitioner before use. Keep from children. Store in cool dark place.
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A Pocket Full of Posies (book)
In Posie you find ancient wisdom written by a Wise Woman, who tells us her truths about the use of herbs in the practical manners of life, including: Aging gracefully for men and women, the good use of fats and oils in our diets, proteins for growth, and life benefits of chocolate. Herbs are food that feed and nourish the body towards good health. Written with lightness and love, Posie connects us to the basics of living.
“This book exemplifies what is true about Martha Benedict: It is filled with great intelligence, no-nonsense advice, endearing wit, and mastery of her subject” – Carol Shwery, D.C.
“Experienced, and more experienced, with deep integrity, Martha blends Chinese herbology, Western herbology and nutrition in the wisest way.” – Holly Guzman, O.M.D., L.Ac.