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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One experiment evaluated efficacy of xiaomi granules (M^Ki) Glycyrrhiza glabra, Pinellia ternana, Scutellaria baicalensis, Codonopsis pilosula, Coptis chinensis, Astragalus membranaceus, Coix lacryma jobi var.
16) Xiaomi granules([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]: Glycyrrhiza glabra) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII])) Pinellia ternana, Scutellaria baicalensis ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) Codonopsis pilosula ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) Coptis chinensis ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) Astragalus membranaceus ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Coix lacryma-jobi var.
Weikang Keli (constitutes of Root of Codonopsis pilosula, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Rhizoma Curcumae Aeruginosae, Rhizoma Pine'hoe, Actinidia chinensis Planch, and Rhodiola rosea) is a well known Chinese herbal formula for gastric cancer therapy in clinical treatment.
2003), a Chinese herbal compound, Weikang Keli (WK), constitutes six ingredients including Root of Codonopsis pilosula, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Rhizoma Curcumae Aeruginosae, Rhizoma Pinelliae, Actinidia chinensis Planch, and Rhodiola rosea, can be used in the therapy against cancer.
WK is composed of Root of Codonopsis pilosula (10 g), Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae (15g), Rhizoma Curcumae aeruginosae (10 g), Rhizoma Pinelliae (10 g), Actinidia chinensis Planch (15 g), and Rhodiola rosea (15 g).
In a 1990 analysis, 80 adolescents with brain dysfunction were given a combination of Bupleurum chinense, Scutellaria baicalensis, Astragalus membranaceus, Codonopsis pilosula, Ligustrum lucidum and Lophatherum gracile.
Each capsule consisted of 360 mg extract equivalent to 2354 mg of dry herb of Zingiberis officinalis root 429 mg, Paeoniae alba root 156 mg, Astragalus membranaceus root 313 mg, Salviae miltiorrhizae root 556 mg, Ramulus cinnamomi twig 299 mg, Semen coicis seed 538 mg and Codonopsis pilosula root 63 mg.
a) Artemisia absinthium, Codonopsis pilosula and Polygala tenuifolia have been traditionally used for improvement of memory.