Codonopsis pilosula

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Codonopsis pilosula

Chinese medicine
Any of a family of plants that resemble ginseng, which may be substituted for true ginseng; the root is used for anorexia, chronic cough, chronic fatigue, diabetes, diarrhoea, dyspnoea, oedema, postsurgical and postpartum fatigue, hypertension, immune deficiency, indigestion, prolapsed rectum and uterus, increased thirst, and as a cardiotonic.
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The herbal paste was composed of: Yinyanghuo (Herba Epimedii Brevicornus), Bajitian (Radix Morindae Officinalis), Huangqi (Radix Astragali Mongolici), Dangshen (Radix Codonopsis), Heshouwu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori), Huangjing (Rhizoma Polygonati Sibirici), Shudihuang (Radix Rehmanniae Preparata), Shanzhuyu (Fructus Corni), Maidong (Radix Ophiopogonis Japonici), Yeqiaomaigen (Fagopyrum Dibotrys Hara), Hutuiye (Lithocarpus Elaeagnifolia), Huangjingzi (Fructus Viticis Negundo), Fabanxia (prepared Pinellia Tuber), Pugongying (Herba Taraxaci Mongolici), Ejiao (Colla Corii Asi-ni), Guijiaiiao (Colla Carapacis Et Plastri Testudinis), Gejie (Gecko), Ziheche (Placenta Hominis), Baishen (White Ginseng), crystal sugar, and maltose.
I was anxious about the braised live fish flamed up with Dangshen and Huang Qi that was enclosed in foil and ignited with wine.