Simple Herbal Extracts | Codonopsis



Botanical Name

Codonopsis pilosula

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

Codonopsis is used extensively in China as a substitute for Ginseng. Codonopsis tonifies the Chinese stomach/spleen, strengthens endocrine function (adrenals, hypothalamus, Isles of Langerhans) and nourishes the immune system. It is used for tiredness and fatigue, immune deficiency, organ prolapse and adult onset diabetes (type II).

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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