Dried Balloon Flower Root 桔梗 (Jie Geng) | (500g)

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Dried Balloon Flower Root, also known as Platycodon grandiflorus or Jie Geng, is a medicinal herb used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known for its potential health benefits.

Potential benefits

Digestion 😋: Balloon Flower root is believed to have digestive benefits. It is often used to soothe the digestive system, improve digestion, and relieve symptoms such as bloating or indigestion.

Anti-inflammatory ❌: This herb contains compounds that exhibit anti-inflammatory effects. It may help reduce inflammation in the body and alleviate symptoms associated with inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis or skin irritations.

Immunity 🛡: Balloon Flower root is thought to have immune-boosting effects. It may help enhance the body's immune response and support overall immune system function. It is often used to strengthen the body's natural defences against infections and promote overall wellbeing.

Lung Health & Cough 🌬: Dried Balloon flower root is commonly used to address coughs and respiratory conditions. It may help calm coughs, reduce inflammation in the respiratory tract, and support lung health.

Recommended Dosage

We recommend around 10g per portion. 

Here are some suggestions on how to use dried Balloon Flower root:

Herbal decoctions: Dried Balloon Flower root is often used to make herbal decoctions or infusions. Here's a simple method:

  • Take about 6-15g of dried balloon flower and rinse it with water.
  • Place the rinsed root in a pot with about 500 ml of water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and then simmer it over low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid to remove the root and drink the resulting decoction.

Herbal decoctions are typically consumed warm and can be taken 1-2 times per day, depending on the recommendations of a healthcare professional or a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine.

Herbal tea infusion: Dried balloon flower root can also be used to make herbal tea infusions. Here's how:

  • Take about 2-5g of dried balloon flower root and place it in a cup.
  • Pour boiling water over the root and let it steep for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid and drink the herbal tea.

Herbal tea infusions can be consumed 1-2 times per day. You may add honey or lemon to enhance the taste if desired.

Remember to consult with a healthcare professional or a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine for appropriate dosage and usage guidance, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.

Authentic Quality 

Our Dried Balloon Flower Root are grown using the authentic DaoDi concept and is non-sulphur treated to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

Gluten & Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, Non-Sulphur Treated
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