moutan


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moutan

(ˈmuːtæn)
n
(Plants) a variety of Asian tree peony, Paeonia suffruticosa, having large, colourful flowers
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These herbs include baical skullcap root, radish seeds, peony bark and moutan.
Paeonol, a major compound of moutan cortex, attenuates Cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in mice.
Paeonol is a major phenolic component of Moutan cortex [102].
However, the form introduced in English prevails in words like moutan (Pinyin moudan).
But Ian knows a thing or two, so on May 27 seek out his moutan tree paeonies, a rare and magical sight.
Paeonia suffruticosa, or Moutan peony, is an excellent example of a tree peony.
Palbinone and triterpenes from Moutan Cortex (Paeonia suffruticosa, Paeoniaceae) stimulate glucose uptake and glycogen synthesis via activation of AMPK in insulin-resistant human HepG2 Cells.
The formula of product is Rehmanniae Praeparata Radix 8g (prepared root of Rehmannia glutinosa), Corni Fructus 4g (fruit of Cornus officinalis), Dioscoreae Rhizoma 4g (rhizome of Dioscorea opposita), Alismatis Rhizoma 4g (rhizome of Alisma orientalis), Moutan Cortex 3g (root bark of Paeonia suffruticosa) and Poria 3g (sclerotia of Poria cocos).
Paeonol is isolated from Moutan Cortex Radicis with anti-inflammation/microbial activities, was reported to induce the down-regulation of microphthalmia-associated transcription factor and subsequently tyrosinase.
Moutan cortex radicis (MCR) is a Chinese herbal medicine that was widely used over a long period as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory agent in China.
Comparative pharmacokinetic study of paeoniflorin after oral administration of pure paeoniflorin, extract of Cortex Moutan and Shuang-Dan prescription to rats.
Pharmacological investigations of the anti-diabetic effect of Cortex Moutan and its active component paeonol.