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Balloon Flower Root (Radix Platycodi) - 桔梗 (jié gěng)

Balloon Flower Root (Radix Platycodi) - 桔梗 (jié gěng)

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English Name: Balloon Flower Root, Radix Platycodi, Platycodon Root

Chinese Name: 桔梗

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Opens the Lungs, spreads Lung Qi, expels Phlegm and benefits the throat

Cough due to Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat (with profuse sputum, sore throat, loss of voice), asthma

Loss of voice or sore throat due to external Heat, Phlegm Heat or Yin Deficiency Heat

Expels pus

Lung or throat abscess (Phlegm and Qi Stagnation) with fevers, chest pain, coughing of yellow sputum with a fishy smell and hemoptysis, Lung carbuncles

Opens and raises Lung Qi, directing the effects of other herbs to the upper body

Reinforces the actions of the other herbs and focuses the formula on the upper body




Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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