Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.belongs to Parmeliaceae, Ranunculaceae, family.
The Arabic Name for this herb is Ood Saleb.
The English Names for this herb are Himalayan Paeony, Paeoni Root, Paeony Rose.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Fawania, Mamekh, Ood Saleb.

Pharmacological Actions


  • Alterative
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-bilious
  • Anti-diarrhoeal
  • Anti-epileptic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Astringent
  • Blood Purifier
  • Cathartic
  • CNS Relaxant
  • Deobstruent
  • Desiccative
  • Detergent
  • Diuretic
  • Emetic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Emollient
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Hypotensive
  • Nervine Tonic
  • Resolvent
  • Sedative
  • Stimulant to Circulatory Vessels
  • Uterine Tonic

  • Indications

    The Indications of Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk. are Jaundice, Chorea, Paralysis, Neuralgia, Epilepsy, Renal Colic, Brain Affections, Stomachache, Hysteria, Encephalitis.

    The Indication of Seeds of Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk. is Constipation.

    The Indications of Tuber of Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk. are Palpitation, Dropsy, Sprains, Amenorrhoea, Uterine Disorders, Epilepsy, Asthma, Insanity, Bruises, Colic, Hemoptysis, Convalescence, Dysmenorrhoea, Bladder Affections, Hysteria, Antispasmodic, Emetic, Bilious Obstruction, Convulsions, Blood Purifier, Cathartic.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk..


    The Temperament of Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk. is 2nd order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    HABB-E-AMBER MOMYAIEHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    KHAMIRA GAOZABAN JADWAR OOD SALEEB WALAHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

    Compound Preparations

    Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk. is used in the preparation of Hab A'sab, Hab Jund, Hab-e-Amber Momyaie, Khamira Gaozaban Jadwar-O'od Salibwala, Ma'jun Hamal Ambari Alvi Khani, Ma'jun Kalan, Ma'jun Khadar, Ma'jun Nisyan, Ma'jun Zabib, Qurs Ood Salib, Sherbet Faryad Ras, Sherbet Mushil, Sherbet Ustukhudus compounds.


    Whole Herb1.000g - 5.000gN/A

    Herb's Description

    Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.. A herbaceous or shrubby perennial, 30.5-61.0 cm in height bearing a cluster of roots. Leaves 15.2-30.5 cm long, once or twice ternetisect; leaflets decurrent, entire or incised. Flowers unisexual, 3-8; peduncle long, curved and maroon-coloured, emerging from near the pedicel(20), follicles ovoid with a few seeds

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Europe, India, Kashmir, Pakistan.. Also occurs in some other areas of the world.
    Taste: Sweetish,Acrid


    No information regarding Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Prolonged use or large doses may be harmful to patients with warm temperament(particularly for the stomach).Excessive doses may cause headache,confused vision,vomiting.Flowers and seeds may induce gastroenteritis with nausea,colic,and diarrhoea.Causing uterine contraction,may produce harmful effects during pregnancy.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Paeonia emodi Wall. ex Hk.. (work in progress)