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Market name蔓参
Formal name蔓参
Japanese nameまんじん, Manjin
Vernacular nameMansam
Latin nameCodonopsis Radix
English nameCodonopsis Root
Original plant nameCodonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf., (Hikagenotsuruninjin)
Family nameCampanulaceae
Used partClassificationPlant origin
Sub classification root
Collection informationNorth Korea, Tochimoto Tenkaido Co., Ltd.
Collection date1976/02/18
CollectorTsuneo Namba
IdentifierMasanori Iwai
TMPW No.66

Scientific information data base

Common name蔓参, Manshen, Codonopsis Radix, Codonopsis Root
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Original plant nameCodonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf.1, (Codonopsis lanceolata Trautv.) (*B1), (Hikagetsuruninjin1, (Tsuruninjin))
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Family nameCampanulaceae
Used partroot
Clinical applicationIt is used as supplyment and expectorant.
Medical systemFolk medicine
DNA sequenceAF107584, AF134860, AF183445, AF183446; Traditioal Medical & Parmaceutical Database.
DiseaseMlaise, Cough, Expectoration of sputum
Related drugsDangshen
ReferencesB1) Shoyakugaku Zasshi,46,156(1992);46,165(1992).
RemarksIn China, the root of Codonopsis pilosula is often used under the name of "Dangshen". In Korea, however, it has been used under the name of "Mansam" as a folk medicine, since there is no medicine called "Dangshen". We found the roots of C. lanceolata Trautv. (Jap. name: Tsuruninjin) among "Mansams" in the market. It is the original plant of Korean "Shashen" (Chinese "Shashen" belongs to fthe genus Adenophora ). In China, the roots of C. lanceolata is called "Yangru" (羊乳) and used to enrich the blood and to stimulate milk secretion, nourish Yin (vital essence) symptoms of dryness of the lung, to remove toxic heat, to remove edema and to drain pus.
Last renewal date2021/09/27