Danshen: a phytochemical and pharmacological overview.

@article{MEIm2019DanshenAP,
  title={Danshen: a phytochemical and pharmacological overview.},
  author={Xiao-Dan MEIm and Yan-feng Cao and Yanyun Che and Jing Li and Zhanpeng Shang and Wenjing Zhao and Yan-jiang Qiao and Jia-yu Zhang},
  journal={Chinese journal of natural medicines},
  year={2019},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          59-80
        }
}
Danshen, the dried root or rhizome of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge., is a traditional and folk medicine in Asian countries, especially in China and Japan. In this review, we summarized the recent researches of Danshen in traditional uses and preparations, chemical constituents, pharmacological activities and side effects. A total of 201 compounds from Danshen have been reported, including lipophilic diterpenoids, water-soluble phenolic acids, and other constituents, which have showed various… Expand
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