Bai Shao Yao

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Common Names:
 White Peony, White Peony Root, Peony Root, Paeoniae Lactiflorae Radix, Peony, White Dahlia Root
Botanical Name:  Paeonia lactiflora 
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Bai Shao Yao, Bai Shao
Bai Shao Yao Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for your correct dose.
Bai Shao Yao Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use with diarrhea due to cancer or aids.  Use with caution n cases of extreme cold or Yang deficiency.

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Bai Shao Yao Benefits & Information
 

Bai Shao Yao is a prized common ingredient in Chinese Medicine.  It can be used dried or charred.  Each preparation method offers different properties from this herb.  To quote an old Chinese saying "Women who consume White Peony Root regularly will become as beautiful as the Peony flower".  In traditional Chinese medicine Bai Shao Yao tonifies the blood, astringes the yin to check sweating, softens the liver to relieve pain, and calms liver yang.  Bai Shao Yao promotes cardiovascular health, benefits digestion, supports the reproductive system, and benefits the body's natural response to inflammation.  It contains anticonvulsant, analgesic, and antibiotic properties.
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Bai Shao Yao Properties:
Bitter, sour, cool
Bai Shao Yao Channels / Meridians: Liver, spleen
Bai Shao Yao Naturally Occurring Components:  paeonol, paeonin,  triterpenoids, sistosterol, benzoic acid, β sitosterol, gallotannin, pedunculagin, 1-O-Galloylpedunculagin , eugeniin,  tannin acid, fat, essential oil, resin, sugar, starch, protein

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Herbs That Combine With Bai Shao Yao

Bupleurum     Burdock     Corydalis     Dong Quai     Rehmannia     Schisandra

References:  
http://alternativehealing.org/bai_shao.htm
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Bai-Shao-Yao-Cid991