• increase the hyper secretion of bronchial mucosa
  • prevents cough
  • anti-inflammatory
  • enhances immune function
  • sedative, analgesic and antipyretic
  • effects
  • lower blood sugar and cholesterol and relax smooth muscle
Ingredients & Weight
Dried and powdered balloon flower root
1-2 grams
Boiling water
1 cup
Preparation directions
  • place 1-2 grams of dried, powdered root in one cup of boiling water
  • steep for 10 to 15 minutes
  • Ready -------------------****
How often to use

Balloon flower root is considered safe no matter it is used for medicinal or culinary purposes. And so far no known danger and drug interactions were reported. In TCM view, it shouldn’t be taken when the patients are diagnosed with chronic cough due to yin deficiency, reversed flow of qi and coughing up blood.

Scientific proof
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