balloon flower

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A perennial herb with saponins, the root of which is a bronchodilator and expectorant; it is used for abdominal pain, bronchitis, chest pain, colds, cough, diarrhea, oral abscesses, RTIs, sore throat, tonsillitis. Per the WHO, there are no current uses supported by valid data

balloon flower,

n Latin name:
Platycodon grandiflorum; part used: roots; uses: cough aid, antiinflammatory, expectorant, infections of the upper respiratory area; precautions: none known.