tree peony

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tree peony

Chinese medicine
A perennial shrub, the root epidermis of which is antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic and tonic for the circulation; it is used for asthma, fever, headache, infections, internal haemorrhage, menstrual disorders and muscle spasms.
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Fang, "New monoterpene glycosides from the root cortex of Paeonia suffruticosa and their potential anti-inflammatory activity," Natural Product Research, vol.
Li, "Chinese Paeonia suffruticosa and Chinese Paeonia lactiflora," China Forestry Press, vol.
Herbaceous peony (Paeonia suffruticosa Andr.) is a kind of traditional Chinese ornamental plant widely cultivated in China, America, Europe, and other Asian areas.
1), which is a major phenolic active component extracted from the root cortex of the Paeonia suffruticosa, possesses extensive pharmacological activities such as sedation, antipyresis, anticoagulation (Fu et al., 2012), anti-oxidation (Bao et al., 2013), anti-inflammation (Himaya et al., 2012), and immunoregulation (Peng et al., 2013).
Zheng, "Isolation and purification of four flavonoid constituents from the flowers of Paeonia suffruticosa by high-speed counter-current chromatography," Journal of Chromatography A, vol.
Paeonol (2'-hydroxy-4'-methoxyacetophenone), the main phenolic compound of the radix of the Chinese herb Paeonia suffruticosa (Cortex Moutan), has been used as a traditional herbal medicine for thousands of years.
Its proposed INCI name is Ribes nigrum (black currant) seed oil, octyldodecanol, octyldodecl oleate, ocytldodecyl stearoyl stearate, alcohol, Paeonia suffruticosa root extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, Solidago virgaurea (goldenrod) extract.
The Chinese herbs used in this study were taken from a range of 39 different herbs with the most commonly prescribed being Dictamus dasycarpus, Lonicera japonica, Paeonia suffruticosa, Polygonum multiflorum, Rehmannia glutinosa, and Sophora augustifolia.