Herbal Information for Red Peony Root in Powder Form
Common Name: Red Peony Root
Botanical Name: Paeonia lactiflora root- red
Channels/Meridians: Liver, Spleen
Pin Yin Name: Chi Shao, unsulfured
Other Names: Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Form: Powder - Fine powder 80 to 100 mesh size (similar to the consistency of baking flour)
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use when diarrhea is present.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: paeoniflorin, paeonol, paeonin, albiflorin, triterpenoids, sistosterol, oxypaeoniflorin, benzoylpaeoniflorin, benzoic acid, β sitosterol, gallotannin, pedunculagin, 1-O-Galloylpedunculagin , eugeniin, tannin acid, fat, essential oil, resin, sugar, starch, and protein.
Additional Information About Red Peony Root
- Slightly Cold
Red peony root, also known as Paeonia lactiflora, is a traditional medicinal herb that has been used in various systems of traditional medicine, particularly in Chinese herbal medicine.
Anti-Inflammatory: Red peony root contains compounds, such as paeoniflorin, that are believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. These compounds may help reduce inflammation in the body, making red peony root a potential remedy for conditions involving inflammation.
Pain Relief: Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, red peony root may also offer pain relief. In traditional medicine, it's often used to alleviate pain associated with conditions like menstrual cramps, muscle pain, and joint pain.
Immune Modulation: Some studies suggest that red peony root extracts may have immune-modulating effects, meaning they could help regulate the immune system's responses. This property might be beneficial in autoimmune disorders or situations where the immune system is overactive.
Antioxidant Activity: Red peony root contains compounds with antioxidant properties that can help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. Antioxidants play a role in protecting cells from oxidative stress and damage, which can contribute to various chronic diseases and aging.
Liver Protection: In traditional Chinese medicine, red peony root is sometimes used to support liver health and protect the liver from damage. Some studies have indicated that it may have hepatoprotective effects, helping to maintain liver function.
Anxiety and Stress Reduction: Traditional medicine systems often use red peony root to address emotional imbalances and alleviate symptoms of anxiety and stress. Some compounds in red peony root might have mild calming effects, which could contribute to its traditional use for mood disorders.
It's important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using red peony root or any herbal remedy for medicinal purposes, especially if you're taking other medications or have underlying health conditions.
Red peony root powder from Plum Flower is perfect for making your own herbal capsules and saving money!
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About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
- Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
- Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.
Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.
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