Paeonia lactiflora root

Paeonia lactiflora root

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Description

Also known as
White peony

Introduction
The white peony is a sweet smelling flower whose roots are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Paeoniflorin is a major bioactive ingredient isolated from white peony, which has activity as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic, antipyretic, anti-anxiety, and antihistamine. Additionally, paeoniflorin has cardioprotective, neuroprotective, cognition supportive, and anti-aging effects. Paeoniflorin has also been shown to encourage the conversion of testosterone to estrogen.


Constituents
Paeoniflorin, paeonol, albiflorin, benzoyl-paeoniflorin, oxypaeoniflorin and related compounds, triterpenoids, phenolic acids, gallotannins, volatile oils

Use
Recommended amount per dose is 1-2 teaspoons simmered in tea.

Summary
White peony is a very interesting herb and potential ally for many, possessing extensive pharmacological activities such as anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, and immunoregulatory effects. Peony can be considered a life extending and neuroprotective herb due to its wide variety of effects, and the countless studies being performed on this compound speak volumes to its potential.



Precautions
Peony shows estrogenic activity and may be contraindicated in those at risk of developing breast and other cancers. Peony should not be taken by pregnant or nursing mothers. Speak to your doctor before use.


Disclaimer
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