Herbal Information for Organic Balloon Flower in Cut Form
Common Name: Balloon Flower
Botanical Name: Platycodon grandiflorum; Radix
Channels/Meridians: Lungs, Stomach
Pin Yin Name: Jie Geng
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces, organic
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Nuherbs - Geo-Authentic Herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Contraindicated in those with chronic cough from Yin Deficiency.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: platycodin, deapioplatycodin, 2-O-acetylplatycodin, 3-O-acetylplatycodin, platycodigenin, polygalacic acid, methyl 3-O-β-D-glucpyranosyl polygalacate, methyl 3-O-β-laminaribiosyl polygalacat
Additional Information on Organic Balloon Flower Root
- Expels pus
- Dispels Phlegm
- Benefits Throat
- Supports Respiratory System
- Disseminate Lung Qi
Herb Properties: Bitter, Acrid, Neutral
Herbs That Combine with Organic Jie Geng
- Burdock and Jie Geng
- Angleica Dahurica and Jie Geng
- Schizonepeta and Jie Geng
- Forsythia Suspensa and Jie Geng
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Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by in-house lab and independent third party lab. In-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatograph, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc
In addition, the following additional tests are performed:
- Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen)
- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
Traditional Chinese Herbs encompasses the use of different parts of plants, such as the leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds. These plant parts are often used as a tea, decoctions, extracts, made into capsules or even a footbath. These bulk herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: U14970Global Trade Item Number: 714490012053Manufacturer Part Number U14970Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 10.00 (in)Depth: 14.00 (in)