Salvia miltiorrhiza Root and Rhizome Powder

Salvia miltiorrhiza Root and Rhizome Powder

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Salvia miltiorrhiza Root and Rhziome Powder



The article consists of the dried roots and rhizomes of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Family Lamiaceae) reduced to a powder or very fine powder. It contains NLT 0.1% of tanshinone IIA; NLT 0.2% of total tanshinones calculated as the sum of cryptotanshinone, tanshinone I, and tanshinone IIA; and NLT 3.0% of salvianolic acid B; all calculated on the dried basis. It is collected in spring or fall.


Potential Confounding Materials

Salvia przewalskii Maxim.

Salvia yunnanensis C. H. Wight

Salvia bowleyana Dun

Salvia trijuga Diels



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