- In Japan, the young leaves are eaten and used in salads and in Korea the roots with the outer bark removed, are used in soups, pickled, or preserved in syrup.
- Chinese herbal medicine, which is mainly used to eliminate phlegm, relieve cough, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and blood sugar, lose weight, fight tumor, improve human immunity, etc.
Chinese Bellflower, Jie Geng Platycodon grandiflorus
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Frost Hardiness: Hardy in Katoomba
Country of Origin: Eastern Cape of South Africa
Common names: African Dream Root, Undlela Ziimhlophe (White Ways/Paths), Ubulawu