Peony and diabetic nephropathy

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Author: Tessa Finney-Brown
Date: Winter 2009
From: Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism(Vol. 21, Issue 4)
Publisher: National Herbalists Association of Australia
Document Type: Report
Length: 417 words

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Su J, Zhang P, Zhang,J, Qi J, Wu Y, Shen J. 2009. Effects of total glucosides of paeony on oxidative stress in the kidney from diabetic rats. Phytomed. Article in press.

Paonia lactiflora is one of the most important plants in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and has been for over 1500 years. Amongst its important actions are anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidative, antihepatic injury and immunoregulatory actions. Experimental studies have shown that TGP, an extract from the dried root of P. lactiflora (containing paeoniflorin, oxypaeoniflorin, benzoylpaeoniflorin, benzoyloxypaeoniflorin, oxybenzoylpaeoniflorin, albiflorin, paeoniflorigenone and lactiflorin) has nephroprotective effects in murine models of diabetes. However the mechanism has not been elucidated...

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Finney-Brown, Tessa. "Peony and diabetic nephropathy." Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism, vol. 21, no. 4, 2009, p. 111. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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