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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Codonopsis is a primary herb used to tonify Qi, particularly of digestion (the Spleen) and immunity (the Lungs). It is similar to Chinese ginseng, but milder in energy and actions (and cheaper, too!) and so is safe for long-term treatment, in all climates
Adaptogen, Immunostimulatory, Tonic
9-30 g, decoct for 20-30 minutes; eat root after cooking