Useful and therapeutic properties of peony ( Marina root )

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

perennial herb of the buttercup family, with large fleshy roots.Leaves-trizhdyrasse thereto, have next.Flowers solitary, large, purplish-pink.Blossoms in May-July.Fruit - polyspermous leaflet with 3-5 seeds.

grows mainly in the forest zone of the Amur Region to Yakutia and Transbaikalia.Especially a lot of it in the Altai and Sayan.It is grown as an ornamental flower and plant in home gardens, parks.

Medical raw material are the roots of the grass.Roots contain essential oil (1.8%), which is composed of salicylic acid and benzoic acid peonol, metilsali tsilat-glycoside salicin, 10% sugar, little alkaloids, proteins, tannins and others. Ash analysis showed thatit contains iron, strontium, lead, antimony, chromium, copper, cobalt, nickel, bismuth, molybdenum, tungsten, titanium, sodium, calcium, barium, and others.

Tests have shown that infusion plants gives a positive effect in the treatment of various lesionscentral nervous system.This is getting better sleep and autonomic cardiovascular function, re

duces pathologically increased muscle tone.The beneficial effect of the drug has on patients with schizophrenia.

In scientific medicine aqueous and alcoholic extract of the root is recommended for gastro-intestinal diseases (extract causes a slight increase in acidity).The infusion of the roots is prescribed for neurosis of the cardiovascular system, insomnia and increased nervous excitability - up to 30 drops to receive 3-4 times a day.

In folk medicine, the roots ( "Zhgun-roots") are used against colic with gastric ulcer, including peptic ulcer, gastritis, diarrhea, bleeding, liver cancer, gastric erosion and uterine cancer, while others. Liver disease, hemorrhoids, malaria, concussion headaches.Infusion of herbs recommended in paralysis, epilepsy, and others. Nerve diseases.

In China, peony root is the part of anti-tumor agents.


infusion of roots:. 1 teaspoon of dried roots pour 2 cups boiling water, insist 30 minutes and take 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day for 10-15 minutes before meals.

Infusion root wash head to enhance hair growth.Gastritis and uterine bleeding recommended infusion of the seeds.

In China, peony root as a tincture to 70 ° alcohol, take 10-30 drops 3-4 times a day before meals.

Last widely used in Western medicine for epilepsy, gout and spasms of varying etiology.

Internal use peony as poisonous plants requires caution and proper dosage.

In Siberia, the roots are used as a seasoning for meat dishes.

Tincture a 10% up to 70 ° alcohol:. 20-25 drops to a reception in nervous disorders, insomnia, to improve appetite, catarrh with low acidity, gastric ulcer and other

peony roots increase (in small doses)the tone of the muscle wall of the uterus, and may stimulate menstruation

cause abortion, increase intestinal peristalsis, are protivospaticheski whooping cough, asthma, as a sedan-tive means - in neurotic states.