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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Moreover, paeonol, a compound extracted from the Paeonia suffruticosa cortex or Paeonia lactiflora root, has been ascribed to anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Postharvest behavior and endogenous ethylene pattern of Paeonia suffruticosa cut flowers.
Paeonol, a main compound derived from the root bark of Paeonia suffruticosa, has various biological activities, and is reported to have reversal drug resistance effects.
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.
Paeonia suffruticosa, or Moutan peony, is an excellent example of a tree peony.
One, the tree peony, Paeonia suffruticosa, was the favourite flower of Chinese emperors for over a thousand years and this tall shrub can grow up to seven feet in height.
indica, Rhus chinensis Mill, Paeonia suffruticosa, Paeonia lactiflora, Schinus terebinthifolius, Acer truncatum Bunge and Terminalia chebula (Jinhui et al.