Salvia root is bitter in taste, and slightly cold in action. It promotes blood circulation while reducing general of blood vessel inflammation. It has anti-arteriosclerotic properties.
Salvia supports the microcirculation of the heart and brain. So in modern Asia, Red Salvia has become a very popular herb for supporting overall wellbeing and vascular health of the heart and brain in particular. It is used as a daily tonic herb by healthy people. It is now widely accepted by scientists that study aging and longevity that healthy microcirculation supports healthy aging.
In horses, Salvia root has important immune supporting actions. The Salvia polysaccharides appear to be the active immune-boosting component of Red Salvia.
Key benefits of Salvia Root:
* Improve blood circulation.
* Improve Immune System.
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