White Paeony Root
Apr. 07, 2021
Radix Paeoniae Alba has the functions of nourishing blood and regulating menstruation, astringing Yin and stopping perspiration, softening liver and relieving pain, and calming liver yang. Commonly used in blood deficiency, dysmenorrhea, spontaneous sweating, night sweating, hypochondriac pain, abdominal pain, limb contracture pain, headache and vertigo.
Paeonia lactiflora, also known as Paeonia lactiflora, is a plant of Paeonia in Ranunculaceae. In China has a long history of cultivation, well-known at home and abroad, its roots and medicine. Perennial herbs or subshrubs, massive or thick underground; leaves basal or cauline, large, alternate, pinnate or trifoliate, compound leaves or deeply lobed; flowers large and beautiful, solitary at the top of branches or sometimes in bundles, white; sepals 5, persistent; petals 5-10, but often double in cultivated species; stamens many; disk ring or cup-shaped; carpels 2-5, centrifugally developed, becoming even worse when fruiting There are several seeds. Growing in shrubs or grasses on hillsides or valleys. Distribution of China's Anhui Bozhou, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia and other places.
Peony is cold, bitter and sour, and slightly cold. It has the functions of blood nourishing, relieving liver Yang, relieving pain of liver, restraining Yin and preventing sweat. It is suitable for yin deficiency fever, irregular menstruation, chest, abdomen and rib pain, limb contracture, diarrhea abdominal pain, self sweat stealing, leakage, and lower band.
Paeoniflorin has the functions of antibacterial, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, increasing coronary artery flow, improving myocardial nutritional blood flow, expanding blood vessels, resisting acute myocardial ischemia, inhibiting platelet aggregation, calming, relieving pain, antispasmodic, anti ulcer and regulating blood sugar. Paeony decoction can inhibit dysentery, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, typhoid bacteria, hemolytic streptococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.