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Names for Dang Shen
Pharmaceutical: Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae
Botanical: Codonopsis pilosula (Franchet) Nannfeldt (Campanulaceae)
Other names: Sheng Dang Shen, Xi Lu Shen, Tai Shen
Description: Root of Codonopsis pilosula (Franchet) Nannfeldt.

Tonifies the Middle; Strengthens Qi; Promotes generation of Body Fluids; Nourishes Blood; ...

Origin of dang shen
Plant cultivation: whole China.;

Preparation of dang shen
The drug is collected in spring and autumn (with autumn preferable), washed clean, dried in the sun, and cut into pieces. The roots can also be processed with honey.;

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