Codonopsis pilosula


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Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Codonopsis
Species: Pilosula
Poor Man`s Ginseng, False Ginseng, Dang Shen

Codonopsis pilosula / Dang Shen / Poor man`s ginseng: Perennial medicinal plant originating from Asia. The creeper, which grows up to 3 m in height, can withstand -31 ° C. The root of the plant is used – it has the same properties as ginseng.
Contains: friedelin, taraxerol, alpha-spinasterol, alpha-spinasterol-beta-d-glucopyranoside, n-butyl-alpha-d-fructofuranoside and n-butyl-beta-d-fructopyranoside
Strengthens the immune, nervous system, and blood system. Rejuvenates the body, reduces stress. Relieves chronic diseases (Asthma, Cancer, Diarrhea, High blood pressure).

Sowing: Indoors from December to April at a temperature above 18 ° C, sow the seeds in pots on the surface of the substrate – sprinkle with a light substrate. Cover with nylon or a transparent lid, remove it when the seeds germinate. Water moderately enough to have moisture for germination. Transplant the plants outdoors when the danger of frost passes. Before sowing, keep the seeds in a moist substrate/sand in the refrigerator for 2-4 weeks.

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100 seeds


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