Antihyperglycemic effects of paeoniflorin and S-debenzoylpaeoniflorin, glucosides from the root of Paeonia
suffruticosa, or Moutan peony, is an excellent example of a tree peony.
Known scientifically as Paeonia
officinalis, Peony is a perennial plant which grows wild in South Europe and is cultivated in other areas around the world including Portugal, Hungary and Asia Minor.
A traditional herbal formula Jakyakgamcho-tang (JYGCT; Paeonia
lactiflora and Glycyrrhiza uralensis) has been used for treatment of backache, muscle pain, acute abdominal pain, neuralgia, bronchial asthma, and painful peripheral neuropathy in Oriental medicine.
Its proposed INCI name is Ribes nigrum (black currant) seed oil, octyldodecanol, octyldodecl oleate, ocytldodecyl stearoyl stearate, alcohol, Paeonia
suffruticosa root extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, Solidago virgaurea (goldenrod) extract.
The aim of this mixture was to reduce smooth muscle spasm in both the bowel and uterus (Matricaria recutita, Angelica sinensis), reduce congestion in the uterus (Paeonia
lactiflora, Angelica sinensis), balance oestrogen and progesterone levels (Rhodiola rosea, Paeonia
lactiflora and Angelica sinensis) and support mood (Bone and Mills 2013).
In the classical texts of Persian herbal medicine, a plant called ward-ul-himar may improbably be related to Paeonia
According to legend, a beautiful nymph named Paeonia
was so loved by the gods that a jealous goddess transformed her into a flower with a thousand petals - the peony.
Thus it appears that TGP (and by extrapolation Paeonia
lactiflora) may protect the kidneys from diabetic nephropahtic progression by modulating and regulating oxidative stress and normalising certain key signalling pathways.
One special find I just could not resist was a peony, paeonia
Phylogenetic utility of the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase gene: evolution and implications in Paeonia
A year ago last December, I planted paeonia
lutea lud-lowii; last September, I spotted roots, and I've just found shoots emerging, after the second winter.
The single, crimson-flowered Paeonia
officinalis grows wild in Europe and was grown in medieval monastery gardens as a medicinal plant.
Olive Leaf series ingredients: water, sucrose, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, lauric acid, myristic acid, stearic acid, glycerin, sodium hydroxide, olea europaea (olive) leaf extract, palmitic acid, behenic acid, tetrasodium etidronate, butylene glycol, sodium PCA, trehalose, serine, methylparaben, allantoin, placental protein, citric acid, squalane, lanolin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, hydrogenated lecithin, behenyl alcohol, cetearyl glucoside, PEG-10 soy sterol, tocopherol, carbomer, potassium hydroxide, magnesium aluminum silicate, stearyl glycyrrhetinate, retinyl palmitate, tricalcium phosphate, silica, paeonia
suffruticosa root extract, zinc oxide, silver, pueraria lobata root extract.
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