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Red Peony Root


Chinese Name Chishao
Latin Radix Paeoniae Rubra
English Name Red Peony Root
Key Characteristics Herb that clears heat and cools blood

Dried root of Paeonia lactiflora Pall. Or Paeonia veitchii Lynch (Fam. Ranunculaceae)

Property, Flavor and Meridians Entered

Bitter, slightly cold; Liver


To clear heat and cool blood , eliminate blood stasis, and relieve pain


Eruptions in epidemic diseases, spitting of blood, epistaxis, bloodshot eyes, pain in the chest and hypochondriac regions, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, mass formation in the abdomen, traumatic injuries, boils and sores, in addition, used for coronary heart disease and severe hepatitis.


It is not suggested to give to women with amenorrhea due to cold in blood . It is incompatible with Rhizoma et Radix Veratri

Chemical Composition It contains peoniflorin, albiflorin, oxypaeoniflorin, benzoylpaeoniflorin , volatile oil, fatty oil, etc.

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