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Dang Shen #1261M

Pin Ying Name: Dang Shen

Chinese Name: 黨參

English Name: Codonopsis

Latin Name: Codonopsitis, Radix

Herbs that Tonify Qi
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
6-14g 30g (Larg e dose)
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Tonifies the Middle Jiao and augments Qi

  • Any chronic illness due to Spleen Qi Deficiency with anorexia, fatigue, tired limbs, diarrhea and vomiting

Tonifies the Lungs

  • Lung Qi Deficiency with chronic coughing and shortness of breath
  • Copious sputum due to Spleen Qi Deficiency

Restores the constitution and assists herbs that release the exterior or drain downward when there is significant Qi Deficiency

  • Supports the normal while other herbs expel pathogenic influences

Nourishes the Blood and promotes the generation of Body Fluids

  • Deficiency of Qi, Blood and Body Fluids especially due to chronic illness
  • Use with caution for those with Excess conditions.
  • Contraindicated for those with Qi Stagnation causing overabundant Fire.