Platelet anti-aggregatory and blood anti-coagulant effects of compounds isolated from Paeonia lactiflora and Paeonia suffruticosa.

@article{Koo2010PlateletAA,
  title={Platelet anti-aggregatory and blood anti-coagulant effects of compounds isolated from Paeonia lactiflora and Paeonia suffruticosa.},
  author={Yean Kyoung Koo and Jeong Mi Kim and Ja Yong Koo and Sam Sik Kang and Kihwan Bae and Yeong Shik Kim and Jin-Ho Chung and Hye Sook Yun-Choi},
  journal={Die Pharmazie},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 8},
  pages={624-8}
}
The roots of two Paeoniaceae family members have long been used as traditional medicines in Korea, China, and Japan. Dry roots of Paeonia lactiflora and dry root bark of P. suffruticosa are used under the traditional names of Paeoniae Radix and Moutan Cortex, respectively. Both Paeoniae Radix and Moutan Cortex have been used as remedies for cardiovascular diseases, for improving blood circulation, or for other uses. It was postulated that both plants may contain common active constituents that… CONTINUE READING