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Paeonia emodi a potent medicinal herb of himalaya

1219Genus: Paeonia
Botanical name: Paeonia emodi
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Sanskrit: chandra
Hindi: Chandayra, Chandra, Chandrain, Ud-salap, Udsalap
English: Himalayan Peony
Malayalam: UdasleepaPaeonia emodi (Peony) is a well known Himalayan medicinal plant used in the treatment of hypertension, palpitations, asthma, uterine diseases, colic, bilious obstructions and has also been used as an anticoagulant. Many of these ethnomedicinal properties have been experimentally proven in different animal models. The present work reviews the ethnopharmacology, therapeutic potential and phytochemistry of P. emodi. Different classes of natural products like triterpenoids, monoterpenoids, phenolics and tannins have been isolated from the species. These compounds possess wide therapeutic profile like cardiovascular and airway relaxant, lipoxygenase and β-Glucuronidase inhibitory and free radical scavenging properties.Family: Paeoniaceae (Peony family)
Genus: Paeonia
Botanical name: Paeonia emodi
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
Sanskrit: chandra
Hindi: Chandayra, Chandra, Chandrain, Ud-salap, Udsalap
English: Himalayan Peony
Malayalam: Udasleepa
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES
Udasleepa is a Perennial growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 1 m (3ft 3in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower in March. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
The tubers of Himalayan Peony are a useful medicine for the treatment of hysteria, convulsions, colic, uterine diseases and obstructions of the bile duct. They are given to children as a blood purifier. The seeds are cathartic and emetic. An infusion of the dried flowers is useful in the treatment of diarrhoea. A tea made from the dried crushed petals of various peony species has been used as a cough remedy, and as a treatment for haemorrhoids and varicose veins.

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