- Codonopsis root is used to make medicine treating conditions including HIV, radiation side effects, weakness, loss of appetite, diarrhea, asthma, cough, diabetes, and more. It is also used to boost the immune system.
- Codonopsis root is said to stimulate the central nervous system, promote weight gain, increase endurance, increase red and white blood cell counts, and promote blood circulation.
- Pregnant and breast-feeding women should avoid use of codonopsis root due to lack of research.
- Codonopsis might slow blood clotting and increase bleeding. It could make bleeding disorders worse. It might increase the risk for bleeding during and after surgical procedures.
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