Dang Shen

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Common Name: 
 Codonopsis Root, Codonopsis, False Ginseng,
Bonnet Bellflower, Bastard Ginseng, Tangshen, Chuan Dang,

Radix Codonopsitis Pilosulae, Poor man's ginseng, Bonnet Flower Root

Botanical Name:  Codonopsis pilosula 
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Dang Shen
Dang Shen Dosage:  Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Dang Shen Precautions:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  
 Side effects have been reported such as: dizziness, discomfort in
the chest area, feeling nervous and uneasy, and dry mouth.

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Dang Shen Benefits & Information

Dang Shen (codonopsis root), a member of the Campanulaceae family,
is an herbaceous perennial the grows throughout Asia.  Dang Shen is a
common food staple, often used in soups and stews.  Dang Shen also has a l
ong history of medicinal use as a mild tonic to strengthen the body and
nourish the blood. Studies have found that Dang Shen contains adaptogens
that help protect the body for stress and illness as well as demulcent
compounds that moisten mucous membranes. 

In traditional Chinese medicine Dang Shen tonifies the middle jiao,
invigorates lung and spleen qi, nourishes the blood, and generates body fluids. 
Dang Shen promotes a healthy immune system, benefits the
nervous system, promotes dilation of peripheral blood vessels,
benefits the digestive system, supports respiratory health,
benefits cardiovascular health, protects liver health, may benefit memory,
fights fatigue, and supports healthy blood pressure.

Dang Shen can be used in cooking, teas, decoctions, tinctures
and in a compress.  Codonopsis powder is perfect to make your
own fresh filler-free capsules or added to your recipes.


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Dang Shen Herb Category:  Herbs that Tonify Qi
Dang Shen Properties:
 Sweet, Neutral

Dang Shen Channels / Meridians: Lung, Spleen
Dang Shen Naturally Occurring Components: 
α-Spinasterol, Stigmasta-7, 22-dien-3-one, Codopiloic acid,  
Octadecadienoic acid, polysaccharides, inulin, saponins,
scutellarein, resins, mucus, glycosides

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Herbs That Combine with Codonopsis Root

Astragalus     Patchouli     Notoginseng     Schisandra     Bai Zhu

References
https://tcmwiki.com/wiki/dang-shen
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Dang-Shen-Cid2477  
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287686/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/codonopsis
https://www.americandragon.com/Individualherbsupdate/DangShen.html
https://www.healthbenefitstimes.com/codonopsis/

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    Herbal Information on Concentrated Dang Shen Codonopsis Root Extract Powder Dang Shen, scientifically known as Codonopsis pilosula, is a perennial plant native to Asia, particularly China, where it is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine (TC…

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