The efficacy and role of Codonopsis

- Mar 17, 2021-

Nourishes the middle energy, nourishes qi, promotes body fluids, invigorates the spleen and lungs Used for: Weak spleen and stomach, deficiency of both qi and blood, fatigue, lack of food, thirst, chronic diarrhea, rectal prolapse, cough due to asthma, internal heat and thirst.


Codonopsis is a perennial entwined weak herb, with transformed roots, ovate or broad-ovate leaves opposite or alternate, light yellow-green bell-shaped flowers with purple spots in summer and autumn, usually with semi-inferior ovary. There is a detailed record in "A Textual Research on the Names of Plants": "Dangshen, Shanxi is prolific. It grows to two or three feet, sprawls, leaves wrong, knots are as big as fingers, wild roots have white juice, autumn flowers are like sand ginseng, flower color Green and white, the natives benefit."


Party research is a traditional tonic medicine commonly used in China. In ancient times, Codonopsis pilosula produced in the Shangdang area of Shanxi was used as the top grade, which has the effects of nourishing the middle and nourishing qi, strengthening the spleen and lungs. , Baicalein gluconate, saponins and trace alkaloids have the effects of enhancing immunity, expanding blood vessels, lowering blood pressure, improving microcirculation, and enhancing hematopoietic function. Those who are prosperous will increase; those who are prosperous and righteous are not suitable.