White Peony Root

Review White Peony Root Forms and Sizes Below

Common Names: White Peony, White Peony Root, Peony Root, Paeoniae Lactiflorae Radix, Peony, White Dahilia Root
Botanical Name:  Paeonia lactiflora 
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Bai Shao Yao, Bai Shao
White Peony Root Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for your correct dose.
White Peony Root 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.

White Peony Root Benefits & Information 

White Peony Root 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 tradional Chinese medicine White Peony Root tonifies the blood, astringes the yin to check sweating, softens the liver to relieve pain, and calms liver yang.  White Peony Root promotes cardiovascular health, benefits digestion ans supports the reproductive system.  It contains anticonvulsant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties.
White Peony Root Properties: Bitter, sour, cool
White Peony Root Channels / Meridians: Liver, spleen
White Peony Root 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

Herbs That Combine With White Peony Root

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