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
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Send your order to: The People Balloon Flower Offer, PO Box 64, South West District Office, Manchester M16 9HY.
Last week I spent a thoroughly entertaining evening with Ebbw Vale-based children's entertainer Amanda Smith, who taught me how to make balloon flowers.
Balloon flowers (Chinese Bellflower) fascinate young and old by the bouncy and bright balloon-shaped flower buds that open to reveal broadly bell-shaped flowers.
He added: I don't know what will happen at court but if it's a female judge I'll offer to make balloon flowers for her."
Teresa says that purple balloon flowers and vinca are her favorites.