2014-03-08 classification: efficacy and chemical composition: Platycodon grandiflorum (Jacq.) A.DC
Is the dry root of Platycodon grandiflorum
Radix Platycodi [chemical constituents of Platycodon grandiflorum] mainly contains triterpenoid saponins, flavonoids, polysaccharides, volatile oil, amino acids and minerals
Triterpenoid saponins include Platycodon, polygalagenin, polygalaric acid, Platycodon acid, Platycodon a, C, D, D2, D3, Platycodon methyl 3-0-β-gentianoside, Platycodon 3-0-kunbudiglucoside, Platycodon D2 acetate
Polysaccharides include a large number of Platycodon, which is composed of fructose
[determination ingredients of Platycodon grandiflorum] Platycodon saponin is mainly determined in the health food containing Platycodon grandiflorum, and the total saponin is often used as the marker ingredient
[main functions of Platycodon grandiflorum] has the functions of lowering blood pressure, lowering blood sugar, enhancing immunity, eliminating phlegm, relieving cough, anti inflammation, reducing weight, anti-tumor, etc.