- Increases Nitric Oxide*
- Increases Dopamine*
Dan Shen has many uses, while treating cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disorders are the most common*. Studies have seen it to help lower ones blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and work as a natural blood thinner*. Those with mild depression have also seen benefits due to the dopamine raising effects of Dan Shen*. The broad applications of Dan Shen make it potentially beneficial with cardiac, coagulation, and hepatic issues as well as being anti-fungal and anti-bacterial*.