Pharmaceutical effects of total glucosides of peony and its application in autoimmune disease
ZHOU Qiang,LI Zhan guo (Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, People's Hospital, Peking University, Beijing 100044, China)
It was found that total glucosides of paeony (TGP) had inhibitive effects on autoimmune response via variant pathway. It also had effects of inflammation suppressing, analgesia, and hepatic protecting. It had precisely therapeutic effect on autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This presenting review has summarized the studies of TGP on cellular, humoral immunity, anti inflammation, and clinical studies on auto immune diseases.