Medicinal Value Analysis of Peony Flower
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- Peony flower, Chemical constituents, Pharmacological action, Therapeutic application.
Purposes: Explore the medicinal value of peony flower. Methods: Through sorting out the literature about peony flower in CNKI, mahing a reviewed on the chemical composition, pharmacological action, therapeutic application and research direction of peony flower. Results: The Peony flower contains protein, phenolic compounds, carbohydrate, organic acids and trace elements such as zinc, iron, and copper. It has the function of nourishing blood and liver, dispersing stasis and removing stasis, and the pharmacological effects of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, regulate the channels and relieve pain. Linoleic acid from Peony flower essential oil has the functions of anticancer, anti atherosclerosis and antihypertensive, and it can also be used as a raw material for the development of natural perfumes and essences. But in the process of peony cultivation, it is often abandoned, resulting in waste of resources. Conclusions: Peony flower has potential medicinal value and economic benefit, which deserves further study.
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TY - CONF AU - Bao-Song Liu AU - Ming-San Miao AU - Meng-Fan Peng PY - 2018/02 DA - 2018/02 TI - Medicinal Value Analysis of Peony Flower BT - Proceedings of the 2017 2nd International Conference on Biological Sciences and Technology (BST 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 320 EP - 326 SN - 2468-5747 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/bst-17.2018.51 DO - 10.2991/bst-17.2018.51 ID - Liu2018/02 ER -