Platycodon grandiflorus seeds mature in Nov.
【Common name】Balloon Flower
【Latin name】Platycodon grandiflorus
【Seeds No】0.93-1.4g / 1000 Seeds
Platycodon grandiflorus seeds
- 【Habitat】Growing in tussock or thickets on sunny slope at altitude 2,000m, rarely under forests.
【Smell and taste】Light smell and lightly sweet taste first then bitter.
【Blooming period】July to September
【Seeding time】in winter or spring
【Soil and humidity】Prefers moderate climate and high air humidity. Not picky at soil but grows best in fertile sandy loam.
【Medicinal parts】dry roots
【Harvest & Processing】dig out roots in spring and autumn, wash, remove hair roots, dry
【Main components】Mainly contains saponin compounds.
【Pharmacological effect】 Phlegm-eliminating, antitussive, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerative, blood-sugar-lowering, sedative, pesticidal, anti-edema, diuretic; toxic.
【Property】Bitter, pungent, neutral. Dispersing lung qi, disinhibiting the throat, dispelling phlegm, expelling pus.
【Cautions】Overdose can cause nausea and vomiting.
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