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Radix Platycodonis – Jiegeng

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Description of the drug: Cylindrical or slightly fusiform, gradually becoming tapering downwards, some branched, slightly twisted, 7–20 cm long, 0.7–2 cm in diameter. Externally white or pale yellowish-white, or yellowish brown to greyish-brown when unpeeled; longitudinally twisted-furrowed, with transverse lenticel-like scars and branch root scars, and with transverse striations at the upper part. Sometimes the apex showing a relatively short or inconspicuous rhizome, which is marked by several crescent-shaped stem scars. Texture fragile, fracture uneven, cambium ring brown, bark whitish, with cleft, wood pale yellowish-white. Odour, slight; taste, slightly sweet and then bitter.

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  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Triterpenoid Saponin
  • Transverse Striation
  • Peak Range
  • Chinese Materia Medica

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Wagner, H., Bauer, R., Melchart, D., Xiao, PG., Staudinger, A. (2015). Radix Platycodonis – Jiegeng . In: Wagner, H., Bauer, R., Melchart, D., Xiao, PG., Staudinger, A. (eds) Chromatographic Fingerprint Analysis of Herbal Medicines Volume III. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06047-7_23

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