Pinyin: di fu zi

ENGLISH NAME: Chinese peony

LATIN NAME: Paeoniae Radix Rubra

Pinyin: di fu zi

Properties: sweet, bitter, cold
Channels Entered: Urinary Bladder, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Clears Damp-Heat and Promotes Urination
2. Dispels Dampness to Relieve Itching

DOSAGE
10 to 15 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

• Oleanolic acid, ecdysteroid, triterpenoid saponins, alkaloids.1