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Codonopsis Root Extract

Product Name: Codonopsis Root Extract
Botanical Source: Codonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf.
Part Used: Root
Specification: 10:1 Polysaccharide 10%,Polysaccharide30%
Appearance: Brown Yellow Powder


Codonopsis is an herb. People use the root to make medicine.

Codonopsis is used to treat HIV infection and to protect cancer patients against side effects of radiation treatment. It is also to boost the immune system; and to treat weakness, loss of appetite (anorexia), chronic diarrhea, shortness of breath, noticeable heartbeat (palpitations), asthma, cough, thirst, and diabetes.

Although codonopsis is sometimes used as a substitute for ginseng in general tonic formulas, none of the chemicals called saponins that are responsible for some of the effects of ginseng have been found in codonopsis.

Main Function

Codonopsis Root has a wide range of pharmacological effects and the pharmacological effects of Codonopsis Root are reviewed as the following:

1.Codonopsis Root for Central Nervous System

Codonopsis has inhibitory effect on the central nervous system.Codonopsis Root extract can extend the sleep time caused by traditional hypnotics pentobarbital sodium and it shows the calming effect.In addition, the Codonopsis Root extract could promote the memory and improve the disorder of learning.

2.Codonopsis Root for Cardiovascular system

Codonopsis Root can improve myocardial metabolism, improve the activity of the enzyme, enhance myocardial mitochondrial function, and play an important role to relieve exercise-induced myocardial fatigue.


Codonopsis Root can improve myocardial superoxide dismutase (sod) activity and reduce mda content, decrease the release of creatine kinase, improve the myocardial systolic and diastolic function obviously.

3.Codonopsis Root for digestive system

As one of the effective Chinese medicine that regulates spleen and stomach function, codonopsis root has multiple effects on the digestive system. And Codonopsis Root plays a role of anti gastric ulcer and anti gastric mucosal damage. Codonopsis Root extract polysaccharide can be effective against gastric ulcer caused by pressure, acetic acid and sodium hydroxide.Also Codonopsis plays an important role in adjusting gastric bowel movement.

4.Codonopsis Root for immune system

Codonopsis Root extract has obvious enhancement effect on macrophage phagocytosis activity, which is the foundation of the body's immune enhancement.

5.Codonopsis Root for anti-aging

The anti-aging effect of Codonopsis Root displays as the following:

Codonopsis Root can reduce the damage rate of the central nervous system, Delay the aging of the hypothalamic endocrine network and improve the function of the central nervous system indirectly, so as to achieve the purpose of anti-aging.

Codonopsis polysaccharide can improve the body's immune function, clear the free radicals, reduce the degree of lipid peroxidation and improve the body's physiological function, so as to play the role of anti-aging.

6.Codonopsis Root for other functions

Studies have found that Codonopsis Root have the function of anti-cancer and anti-bacterial etc.

Application Filed

1. Health food

2. Medicine

3. Beverages  

4. Food additive

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