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Balloon Flower Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
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General Name
Balloon Flower
English Name
Balloon Flower
Botanical Name
Platycodon Grandiflorus
Chinese Name
Jie Geng

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Balloon Flower Cures

 

Action of Balloon Flower

Nutrients in Balloon Flower

Taste of
Balloon Flower

Nature of
Balloon Flower

Neutral

Parts Used

Whole Plant, Root

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Balloon Flower

Avoid in case of Chronic Cough.
Excess intake may cause Nausea, Vomiting, Sweating, Fatigue and Restlessness.
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Description

Balloon Flower is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 50 Cm.
It belongs to Campanulaceae family.
Best used for Lung Diseases.

In TCM :
Balloon Flower Root : Bai Jie Geng, Jie Geng
Balloon Flower Root : Ku Jie Geng
Meridians associated : Lung and Stomach.
 
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Materia Medica for Balloon Flower

Balloon Flower General

Balloon flower is found in Asian regions of Korea, Eastern Siberia and China. The name of this flower is due to its appearance. The roots of this flower hold great medicinal value.
Saponin present in the roots have Anticancer properties. It deactivates the growth of Cancer Cells.
Its roots are used to treat Sore Throat, Cough and other Respiratory Disorders by widening the Bronchial Vessels. Its constituent platycodigenin removes the Mucus.
In order to maintain Blood Sugar and Cholestrol Level in the Liver, Balloon Flower is consumed. Liver Flukes are best treated by Balloon Flower.
The nutrients present in its roots are useful for recovering from Fatigue.
The Chinese use its roots in medicines as it is an Anti-Inflammatory.
Water extract of this flower is used to heal Ulcers. It's root is a good herbal treatment for Allergies.

Caution : Consult a Doctor before usage.

Keywords : Fatigue, Cancer, Respiratory Disorders, Liver Fluke.
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Balloon Flower for Allergies

Have Root Extract.
 
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Take the following herbs :
Schizonepeta : Dried : 10 gram
Peppermint : Dried : 10 gram
Forsythia Suspensa : Dried : 10 gram
Balloon Flower : Dried : 10 gram
Powder them together. Have half teaspoon with milk once a day.
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Queries on Balloon Flower
Mary Weidner ( United States )
22 Mar 2017
Is bi yan pian contraindicated for someone with liver fibrosis?
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