Bai Shao Yao
Name: Chinese Peony Root (白芍藥)
Pinyin: Bai Shao Yao
Pharm. Name: Radix Paeoniae Alba
Lung, Liver, Spleen
The roots of the perennial herbaceous plants from Zhejiang, Anhui and Sichuan provinces in China. It is a common herb applied for regulating menstruation, and it is very indicated for irregular menstruation of blood deficiency with heat type symptoms because it is cool in property and skilled in clearing deficiency heat in blood system. This herb is an expert in alleviating pain by emolliating liver and it’s a commonly used herb for those above-mentioned pains due to liver-blood deficiency and tendon dystrophy.