Dangshen

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Tonify Qi
01-TQ-02

Renshen / Dangshen / Huangqi / Baizhu / Gancao / Shanyao

Rx Codonopsitis Pilosulae/ Dangshen

CHINESE: DANGSHEN
LATIN: Rx Codonopsitis Pilosulae
ENGLISH: Codonopsis
TRIVIAL: Codonopsis

CATEGORY: Tonify Qi
Properties: Sweet. Neutral
Channels: Lu, Sp


ACTIONS
Tonifies Middle Jiao, augments the Qi. Tonifies Lu. Strengthens Qi and nourishes fluids. Rx Codonopsitis Pilosulae / Dangshen is not as strong as, and does not have the psycho-active actions of Rx Ginseng/Renshen.


INDICATIONS
Chronic illness of Sp Qi xu. Lu xu or copious sputum due to Sp Qi xu. Wasting and thirsting disorders. Used together with herbs that release exterior and drain downward, when there is also Qi xu.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Incompatible with Rh et Rx Veratri/Lilu.

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