Spp. Codonopsis pilosula
Sweet and neutral in energy. Qi tonic, lowers blood pressure, regulates blood sugar, increases white and red blood cell count.
Codonopsis has traditionally been used to build vitality, and in some cases used in place of ginseng. It is considered to not be as strong as ginseng, better suited for all different body types, and can be taken on a longer term basis; whereas ginseng is said to be overstimulating and should be taken for a short period of time. It is also much more affordable than ginseng.
Do not take during or at the onset of acute illness.
Found in our Building Broth Blend.
Kosher and USDA organic