Red peony is one of three species of peony used in traditional Chinese medicine. The others are white peony (bai shao) and tree peony, or moutan (mu dan). When referring to red peony, the root of the plant is used in herbal preparations.
Peony contains a unique compound called paeoniflorin, which is believed to calm the nerves and reduce the incidence of muscle spasms. In traditional Chinese medicine, red peony was used for bleeding or lack of blood movement, depending on how it was prepared. In animal tests, red peony extracts stop blood platelets from clumping, although these tests have yet to be replicated in humans. Other tests have shown that red peony can help patients with viral hepatitis.
1.Paeoniflorin can anti-cancer and protect liver.
2.Paeoniflorin has effect on hypoglycemic action.
3.Paeoniflorin can inhibit platelet aggregation and fight ischemic.
4.Paeoniflorin has fuction of prevention and treatment of senile dementia.
5.Paeoniflorin has significant effects on analgesic, sedative and anticonvulsant.
6.Paeoniflorin has function of anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer and anti-allergic effects.
7.Paeoniflorin can expanse the coronary arteries, increase coronary flow, treat acute myocardial ischemia and lower blood pressure.
8. Paeoniflorin can strengthen health and immune function, anti-inflammatory relieving cough and asthma and so on, In particular, the treatment of chronic respiratory disease may be a supplementary drug.
1.Applied in cosmetics field, paeoniflorin can effectively make people more beautiful;
2.Applied in health product field, paeoniflorin is produced oral capsule to protect cardiovascular;
3.Applied in pharmaceutical field, paeoniflorin is used as a kind of analgesic, with the function of regulating immunity.