Ophiopogon Root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to treat issues related to the heart, the lungs and the stomach. Ophiopogon Root contain a variety of steroidal saponins, carotenoids, mucilage, and stigmasterol. It can increase white blood cell and antibody production and improve immune function. In traditional Chinese medicine, Ophiopogon is believed to moisten the lungs and strengthen the stomach and relieve constipation. Long term use of the ophiopogon root can help with weight loss and overall good health.