Dang shen / Codonopsis Pilosulae (dang shen) is an adaptogen, alterative, and stimulant. Increases stamina without the risk of over-tonification as can happen with other Ginsengs. Considered one of the best tonics. Protects against radiation damage, stress, fatigue, high blood sugar. Increases endurance and balances hormones. Suitable for chronic fatigue; hypertension; loss of appetite; loose bowels; pale complexion; exhaustion after surgery or childbirth; body bloating and facial swelling due to edema; immune deficiency.