white peony

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A perennial herb, the root of which is antipyretic, antiseptic, and hemostatic

white peony,

n Latin name:
Paeonia lactiflora; part used: roots; uses: spasms, antiinflammatory, pain, menstrual pain, abortion, anticoagulant; precautions: could augment activity of blood-thinning medications. Also called
bai shao yao.