Balloon Flower

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Related to Chinese bellflower: Platycodon grandiflorus
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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