Jie Geng (Platycodon Root)


Chinese Herb: Jie Geng

(Platycodon Root)


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Chinese Herb

Jie Geng (Platycodon Root); Platycodum Grandiflorum; Platycodi Radix

Also known as Kikio Root, Balloon Flower Root, and “Solid and Straight Root,” Platycodon is a common garden ornamental because of its beautiful flower. The root is acrid and bitter, and exhibits a neutral energy, making it versatile in herbal combinations. This herb is classified under Warm Herbs that Transform Cold Phlegm, and sits along side Ban Xia (Pinellia) and Tan Nan Xing (Arisaema) in that respect.


Bitter, acrid, neutral

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Weight1 oz

1 Oz., 1/4 Lb., 1/2 Lb., 1 Lb., 1 Oz. (Ground), 1/4 Lb (Ground), 1/2 Lb. (Ground), 1 Lb. (Ground)


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