Codonopsis (Dang Shen)


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What is Codonopsis for?

Codonopsis, also known as Dang Shen, is a major tonic used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for vitality. It is rich in polysaccharides that are beneficial to everyone and is believed to have an action similar to that of ginseng, but gentler.

Traditional Health Benefits of Codonopsis

  • Boosts the immune system

  • Increases endurance

  • Increases red & white blood cell counts

  • Promotes blood circulation

  • Improves mental sharpness & memory

  • Reduces inflammation

  • Helps reduce stress


  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic


This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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