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Platycodon grandiflorus is a herbaceous perennial plant that can grow up to 50cm tall The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and a medicine. The roots are sold as food in local markets in Korea. The plant is cultivated for medicinal use and also sometimes as a food crop. It is often grown as an ornamental.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
It contains eight compounds were isolated and identified as tangeritin, 3-O-beta-D-glucopyranosylplatycodigenin methyl ester, 3-O-beta-D-glucopyranosylplaticogenic acid A lactone, 3-O-beta-D-glucopyranosylplatycodigenin, deapio-platyconic acid A lactone, deapio-platycodin-D, platycoside-G1 and platycoside-E.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Plants are hardy to about -15°c. Another report says it is hardy to -20°c.