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Codonopsis Root, organic 1oz

Codonopsis Root, organic 1oz

$3.96

Codonopsis Root (Codonopsis pilosula)/Dang shen

Codonopsis refers to the roots of Codonopsis pilosula, utilized primarily as a substitute for ginseng (Panax ginseng).  The botanical name derives from the plant’s bell-like flowers and the hairy character of its young growing parts.  The Chinese name given to this herb, dangshen, indicates that it was deemed a ginseng-like plant (ginseng is renshen) from the Shandang region of Shanxi Province, which had been the principal source for ginseng in ancient times.  -by Subhuti Dharmananda, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon



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