Dang Shen

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Codonopsis Pilosula (Dangshen) is a herb that has historically been used as a cheap replacement for Panax Ginseng which was costly. Dangshen may have cognitive boosting capacities on its own, but is quite understudied.

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What else is Dang Shen known as?
Note that Dang Shen is also known as:
  • Dangshen
  • Dang Shen
  • Codonopsis Pilosula
Dang Shen should not be confused with:

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1.^Yang JP, Yeo ISA study on the true nature of "Chinese jinseng"Uisahak.(2003 Dec)
2.^Li CY, Xu HX, Han QB, Wu TSQuality assessment of Radix Codonopsis by quantitative nuclear magnetic resonanceJ Chromatogr A.(2009 Mar 13)
4.^Qi HY, Wang R, Liu Y, Shi YPStudies on the chemical constituents of Codonopsis pilosulaZhong Yao Cai.(2011 Apr)
5.^Liu T, Li S, Min J, Bao XExtraction of lobetyolin from codonopsis with supercritical CO2Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi.(2009 Mar)
6.^Liu T, Liang W, Tu GPerlolyrine: a beta-carboline alkaloid from Codonopsis pilosulaPlanta Med.(1988 Oct)
7.^Li Z, Zhu L, Zhang H, Yang J, Zhao J, Du D, Meng J, Yang F, Zhao Y, Sun JProtective effect of a polysaccharide from stem of Codonopsis pilosula against renal ischemia/reperfusion injury in ratsCarbohydr Polym.(2012 Nov 6)
8.^Xin T, Zhang F, Jiang Q, Chen C, Huang D, Li Y, Shen W, Jin Y, Sui GThe inhibitory effect of a polysaccharide from Codonopsis pilosula on tumor growth and metastasis in vitroInt J Biol Macromol.(2012 Dec)
11.^Zhang YJ, Zhang LX, Yang JF, Liang ZYStructure analysis of water-soluble polysaccharide CPPS3 isolated from Codonopsis pilosulaFitoterapia.(2010 Apr)
13.^Zheng TZ, Li W, Qu SY, Ma YM, Ding YH, Wei YLEffects of Dangshen on isolated gastric muscle strips in ratsWorld J Gastroenterol.(1998 Aug)
16.^Chen HT, Tsai YL, Chen YS, Jong GP, Chen WK, Wang HL, Tsai FJ, Tsai CH, Lai TY, Tzang BS, Huang CY, Lu CYDangshen (Codonopsis pilosula) activates IGF-I and FGF-2 pathways to induce proliferation and migration effects in RSC96 Schwann cellsAm J Chin Med.(2010)
18.^Singh B, Song H, Liu XD, Hardy M, Liu GZ, Vinjamury SP, Martirosian CDDangshen (Codonopsis pilosula) and Bai guo (Gingko biloba) enhance learning and memoryAltern Ther Health Med.(2004 Jul-Aug)
21.^Zhuang SR, Chen SL, Tsai JH, Huang CC, Wu TC, Liu WS, Tseng HC, Lee HS, Huang MC, Shane GT, Yang CH, Shen YC, Yan YY, Wang CKEffect of citronellol and the Chinese medical herb complex on cellular immunity of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy/radiotherapyPhytother Res.(2009 Jun)