CODONOPSIS


IMMUNE TONIC

Codonopsis is used as a daily longevity tonic and for immune strengthening and is similar to ginseng in its energy strengthening properties. 


ANTI - INFLAMMATORY


Codonopsis is used to build the blood (xue). Studies indicate that this root not only enhances the absorption of nutrients but also the number of red blood cells and the haemoglobin content. 

LUNG TONIC


Codonopsis is used for coughs, palpitations and in Japan, it is used for debility and lung conditions including pneumonia and dry coughs. It is traditionally used to clear the lungs of mucus. 



A BLOOD BUILDER


Codonopsis is a spleen qi tonic that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Therapeutically, it is very similar to ginseng but is more sustainable, affordable and available. 


It is primarily used as a daily longevity tonic and for immune strengthening. In Korea, it is used for coughs, palpitations and in Japan, it is used for debility and lung conditions including pneumonia and dry coughs. Codonopsis is traditionally used to clear the lungs of mucus and is a tonic of special value to nursing mothers.


It also enhances the absorption of nutrients benefits the stomach yin and relieves cachexia and it is used for the treatment of digestive dysfunction, including indigestion and loose stools.


Codonopsis is used to build the blood (xue). Studies indicate that this root not only enhances the absorption of nutrients but also the number of red blood cells and the haemoglobin content.


It is said to help the skin become elastic, smooth and radiant and so is used in many tonic formulations designed to increase beauty and vitality. 


REFERENCES 


Winston, D. and Maimes, S., 2019. Adaptogens. Healing Art Press. 

 

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