Ingredient ID 206 
Chinese Pronunciation JIEGENG 
English Name Platycodon Root  
Latin Name Radix Platycodi  
Aliases LingDangHua
Cancers Lung
Identified Compounds

order by name

1. Betulin

   C30H50O2   442.72
NSC# 4644 Activity (<10uM)

2. Platycodin A

   C59H94O29   1267.36

3. Platycodin C

   C59H94O29   1267.36

4. Platycodin D

   C57H92O28   1225.33

5. Platycodin D2

   C63H102O33   1387.47

6. Polygalacin D

   C57H92O27   1209.32

7. Polygalacin D2

   C63H102O32   1371.47

Recipes that contain

    Available references (order by impact factor):

    1:  Han LK, Zheng YN, Xu BJ, Okuda H, Kimura Y.
    Saponins from platycodi radix ameliorate high fat diet-induced obesity in mice.
    J Nutr.    impact factor:   2.15
    2002;  132(8): 2241-5

    2:  Han LK, Xu BJ, Kimura Y, Zheng Y, Okuda H.
    Platycodi radix affects lipid metabolism in mice with high fat diet-induced obesity.
    J Nutr.    impact factor:   2.15
    2000;  130(11): 2760-4

    3:  Choi CY, Kim JY, Kim YS, Chung YC, Hahm KS, Jeong HG.
    Augmentation of macrophage functions by an aqueous extract isolated from Platycodon grandiflorum.
    Cancer Lett.    impact factor:   1.518
    2001;  166(1): 17-25

    4:  Shin CY, Lee WJ, Lee EB, Choi EY, Ko KH.
    Platycodin D and D3 increase airway mucin release in vivo and in vitro in rats and hamsters.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    2002;  68(3): 221-5

    5:  Kim YP, Lee EB, Kim SY, Li D, Ban HS, Lim SS, Shin KH, Ohuchi K.
    Inhibition of prostaglandin E2 production by platycodin D isolated from the root of Platycodon grandiflorum.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    2001;  67(4): 362-4

    6:  Fu RZ, Wang J, Zhang YB, Wang ZT, But PP, Li N, Shaw PC.
    Differentiation of medicinal Codonopsis species from adulterants by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    1999;  65(7): 648-50

    7:  Saeki T, Koike K, Nikaido T.
    A comparative study on commercial, botanical gardens and wild samples of the roots of Platycodon grandiflorum by HPLC analysis.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    1999;  65(5): 428-31

    8:  Arai I, Komatsu Y, Hirai Y, Shingu K, Ida Y, Yamaura H, Yamamoto T, Kuroiwa Y, Sasaki K, Taguchi S.
    Stimulative effects of saponin from kikyo-to, a Japanese herbal medicine, on pancreatic exocrine secretion of conscious rats.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    1997;  63(5): 419-24

    9:  Lee KJ, Jeong HG.
    Protective effect of Platycodi radix on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity.
    Food Chem Toxicol.    impact factor:   1.243
    2002;  40(4): 517-25

    10:  Tada A, Kaneiwa Y, Shoji J, Shibata S.
    Studies on the saponins of the root of Platycodon grandiflorum A. De Candolle. I. Isolation and the structure of platycodin-D.
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo).    impact factor:   1.117
    1975;  23(11): 2965-72

    11:  Cho SJ, Park SR, Kim MK, Lim WJ, Ryu SK, An CL, Hong SY, Lee YH, Jeong SG, Cho YU, Yun HD.
    Endophytic bacillus sp. isolated from the interior of balloon flower root.
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem.    impact factor:   1.039
    2002;  66(6): 1270-5

    12:  Ozaki Y.
    Studies on antiinflammatory effect of Japanese Oriental medicines (kampo medicines) used to treat inflammatory diseases.
    Biol Pharm Bull.    impact factor:   .844
    1995;  18(4): 559-62

    13:  Lee EB.
    [Pharmacological studies on Platycodon grandiflorum A. DC. IV. A comparison of experimental pharmacological effects of crude platycodin with clinical indications of platycodi radix (author's transl)]
    Yakugaku Zasshi.    impact factor:   .238
    1973;  93(9): 1188-94

    14:  Choi CY, Kim JY, Kim YS, Chung YC, Seo JK, Jeong HG.
    Aqueous extract isolated from Platycodon grandiflorum elicits the release of nitric oxide and tumor necrosis factor-alpha from murine macrophages.
    Int Immunopharmacol.    impact factor:   0
    2001;  1(6): 1141-51

    15:  Imamura N, Misawa M, Kitagawa H, Yanaura S, Ishizone H.
    [Antitussive and expectorant effects of Asada-ame extract]
    Nippon Yakurigaku Zasshi.    impact factor:   0
    1986;  87(4): 497-505

    16:  Duan ZY.
    [Pharmacology of radix Platycodi]
    Zhong Yao Tong Bao.    impact factor:   0
    1985;  10(8): 44-5

    17:  Akiba K, Onodera K, Kisara K, Fujikura H.
    [Interaction of d-pseudoephedrine with water soluble extracts of Platycodi Radix on acute toxicity (author's transl)]
    Nippon Yakurigaku Zasshi.    impact factor:   0
    1979;  75(2): 201-6


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