Peony Liquid Extract
Plant extract obtained from the peony (Paeonia Lactiflora root), a flower associated with well-being and rejuvenation. The active ingredient is peoniflorin. In vitro studies showed that it triggers mitophagy to optimize energy production, detoxify cells from ROS (reactive oxygen species), make them more resilient to damages and revitalize skin cells for an anti-aging effect. Water-soluble.
Function of Peony Liquid Extract:
1. Removing pathogenic fire from the blood, dissipating blood stasis and relieving pain.
2. For the syndromes caused by excessive heat in the blood division manifested as high fever, deep red tongue, maculs and bleeding due to heat invasion of the blood, it is often used in combination with the drugs for clearing heat to cool the blood, such as rhinoceros horn and rehmannia root.
3. For the syndromes caused by stagnation in the blood division manifested in women as irregular menstruation or blood stasis and swelling due to trauma, it is used in combination with the drugs for promoting blood circulation and relieving blood stasis, such as chuanxiong rhizome and Chinese angelica root.
4. For superficial suppurative infections caused by noxious heat, it is used in combination with heat-clearing and detoxicating drugs, such as capejasmine fruit, dandelion herb, forsythia fruit, etc.
5. In addition, it can also be used to treat conjunctival congestion due to liver-fire, because it has the effect of purging fire from the liver.
How does it work?
Peony might block chemicals produced by the body that can cause muscle cramps. It may also prevent blood clotting and act as an antioxidant.