Salvia Miltiorrhiza (Danshen)
Salvia Miltiorrhiza also known as Red Sage, Chinese Sage, Tan Shen, or Danshen, is a perennial plant in the genus Salvia, highly valued for its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. Native to China and Japan, it grows at 90 to 1,200 m (300 to 3,940 ft) elevation, preferring grassy places in forests, hillsides, and along stream banks. The specific epithet miltiorrhiza means "red ochre root".
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