Botanical Name: Codonopsis pilosula
Part Used: Fresh root
Ingredients: Codonopsis root BD, SC, Pure Grain Alcohol OG, Spring water
Legend: BD: Certified Biodynamic, OG: Certified Organic
Safety Consideration: None
About Codonopsis: The Taoists teach that the primal waters of the Yin give rise to all things -- including the fiery activity of the Yang. The fast pace of our modern lives can deplete that watery essence that is our deep well of vitality. For millennia, people in China have used sweet, moist roots to soothe and nourish systems taxed by the physical and emotional demands life puts on us.
Codonopsis has long been one of the most popular herbs among the farmers of the Chinese countryside. The soft, pink, bell-shaped flowers of this vining herb curl and climb around one of the cedar arbors in Avena's central biodynamic garden. Three-year-old roots, dug in the fall, have a unique, sweet flavor and are highly revered in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Codonopsis is known for its ability to:
Biodynamic Agriculture is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to gardening and farming — one that we at Avena Botanicals have been practicing since 1998.
Around the world, people are studying and applying Biodynamic principles and practices in gardens, farms, and orchards to support the Earth’s healing and resilience. Based on the work of philosopher and scientist Dr. Rudolf Steiner, Biodynamics has continued to evolve and grow since 1924. From seed to bottle, we are dedicated to caring for our garden... soil, trees, medicinal plants, pollinators, each other, and you, with integrity, respect, and love.
Biodynamic Principles and Practices:
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