Newsletters Sign Up
Newsletters View Archives
Catalog View/Download
Log InCreate Account For Call In Orders 800 500 6148
Codonopsis Root Powder

Codonopsis Root Powder

[ 1915 ]
icon image
per 1/4 Pound
Quantity:  
$19.20 
icon image
per Pound
Quantity:  
$48.00 

Codonopsis is a flowering plant native to China and cultivated elsewhere for its ornamental value. Because the herb is sometimes included in botanical products and erroneously labeled as Panax ginseng, condonopsis root is also called Poor Man's Ginseng and Bastard Ginseng.

kosher certificate information
Codonopsis pilosula

Codonopsis Root Powder

Codonopsis root, powder

a.
quick look

variety information to have
cups to lb5
originchina
active compoundsTriterpenoid saponins, polysaccharides, tangshenoside I, sterins, alkaloid, akenyl and alkenyl glycosides
plant part usedroot
processingpowder

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark location.
appearance & aromaLight colored powder without remarkable aroma.

c.
uses

try something new
cosmeticMay be used to make topical powders or mixed with water to make poultices.
culinaryInfuse in oil for topical use. Powdered codonopsis root may also be tinctured or encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

some recommendations

other products to love
[ astragalus ]
[ tip: Encapsulate powdered codonopsis with powdered astragalus root as a dietary supplement. ~ from Monterey Bay Spice Company ]

Encapsulate with powdered astragalus root as a dietary supplement.

shop now
[ goji berry ]
[ tip: Couple powdered codonopsis with goji (lycii) berries in tonics and infusions.    ~ from Monterey Bay Spice Company ]

Couple with goji (lycii) berries in tonics and infusions.

shop now

d.
flavor profile

powdered
codonopsis root

Codonopsis root has a mildly sweet flavor.

e.
formulas & recipes

powdered
codonopsis root

coming soon

f.
what else you should know

powdered
codonopsis root

Codonopsis is a creeping perennial that is distributed throughout Asia, especially the provinces of Szechuan and Shanxi in China. Its botanical name, Codonopsis pilosula, references the plant’s bell-shaped flowers and hairy aerial parts.

In China, where the herb is known as dangshen, the root of three-year old plants are harvested in the fall and prepared as a vegetable or tonic to balance the life force, or qi (pronounced “chee”). Also known as poor man’s ginseng, Codonopsis is often combined with herbs with similar properties, such as astragalus and lycii berries.


Background: This herb is similar to ginseng, but it isn't as strong and doesn't last as long. That makes it a good choice for people who are too sensitive to ginseng.

The most common use of codonopsis is to increase energy.

Codonopsis grows in China, particularly in the provinces of Szechuan and Shanxi.

Description: The codonopsis plant is a perennial that grows to five feet. It has oval leaves with green and purple flowers. 


Customers who bought this also bought

Gotu kola, powder
Gotu kola, powder
In stock
Astragalus root, powder
Astragalus root, powder
In stock
Ashwagandha, powder
Ashwagandha, powder
In stock
Schizandra berry, powder
Schizandra berry, powder
Out of stock

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
you should always consult with your doctor
before making any changes to your diet!!
Welcome to the Monterey Bay Spice Company @ herbco.com

Bulk Herbs & Spices

Monterey Bay Spice Company has been delivering premium bulk herb botanicals, spices, teas, seasonings and much more for over fifteen years...

Farm Fresh Goods

Most all of our botanicals are sourced directly from the farmers and growers — this allows us to provide you with premium products at competitive prices

Co-Packing & Private Label

In addition our blending and milling services allow us to provide full-service co-packing solutions and private label contract packaging services to companies of all sizes

© 2014 Monterey Bay Spice Company, Inc.

Our Newsletter - Sign Up

Sign up to receive specials, recipes, and informative herb and spice articles.

Sign Up Now
Monterey Bay Spice Company
241 Walker Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
-
800.500.6148

Website &
Legal Info