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Tincture of white peony root (Paeonia lactiflora) 1:3 45%
Paeonia lacteriflora, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose unless otherwise prescribed by a qualified professional: 2.5 - 5ml twice a day.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Efficacy largely depends on gut flora and will be reduced if taken alongside antibiotics.
Common name: Peony, bai shao yao
Botanical description: A perennial herbaceous plant, often grown as an ornamental specimen in gardens. It grows up to 2 m. The leaves are dark green and divided into leaflets.
Parts used: Root
Harvesting, cultivation and habitat: Widely cultivated in Northeastern China and Mongolia. It can be grown from seed planted in the spring or root cuttings taken in winter. 4-5 year old plant roots are harvested in the spring or autumn.
Constituents: Alkaloids, Paeoniflorin, Volatile oil, Benzoic acid, Asparagin, Monoterpenoid glycosides, Pentagalloyl glucose .
Actions Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Tranquilising, Hypotensive, Women’s tonic
Traditional and current uses
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