Paeonia lactiflora Pall.

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Paeonia lactiflora Pall.  is an important ornamental plant famous for its large, multicolored and beautiful flowers. It could be used as potted flowers, cutting flowers and materials for gardening to make unique seasonal landscape, The root of herbaceous peony is crisp and juicy, which is available for medicinal. According to the analysis of the root, the extract contains paeoniflorin and benzoic acid. Traditional Chinese medicine hold the opion that root of herbaceous peony, it has tanalgesic effective, also be useful for women's abdominal pain, gastro spasm, dizziness and gout.


InstitutionCollege of Life and Environmental Sciences, Minzu University of China

Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Material: Henan, China

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