Botanical Name: Paeoniae Radix rubra
- Category: Invigorate the Blood
Cautions and Contraindications:
- Use with caution in those with cold from deficiency.
Actions and Indications:
- Invigorates the blood and dispels blood stasis: for dysmenorrheal, amenorrhea, abdominal pain, and fixed abdominal masses. Also for swelling and pain associated with traumatic injury and early stages of abscesses and boils.
- Clears heat and cools the blood: for heat entering the blood level with fever, purple tongue, maculae, and bleeding due to the chaotic movement of hot blood. Also for gynecological problems associated with hot blood.