White Peony Root Tea - Organic
One of the Oldest Remedies in TCM. Still considered today to be a Symbol of Prosperity.
Peony is sometimes called Red Peony and White Peony. White Peony Root Tea is Almost always used in Combination with other Herbs in Chinese Formulations. Often used with Licorice Root and Ceylon Cinnamon.
White Peony Root Tea is also known as Paeonia lactiflora, Bai Shao Yao, Peony Root, and Chinese Peony. The Dried Root of 3- to 4-year-Old White Peony is One of the Oldest Remedies in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It was first mentioned in the "Pouch of Pearls" in the 12th century. While the "Liver" in traditional Chinese medicine coincides with the organ we identify as the liver today, the Ancients believed that its "Energies" were a Collection of the Emotional Experiences of the Whole Body. White Peony Tea is One of the Oldest Plants Cultivated Going back to 2000 B.C.E. in China. It was brought to Japan by Buddhist Monks from China, where it is still considered today to be a Symbol of Prosperity.
Dosage - 1 Teaspoon of Dried Root to 2 Cups of Boiled Water to make a Simple Decoction of Peony Root.
Decoction - Add Peony Root Water to a Boil. Reduce Heat until Simmering, Not Outright Boiling. Let Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or Longer. Remove from the Heat, Strain, and Set Aside. Your Tea will keep for a few days in the Refrigerator, so Feel Free to make a Few Batches at a Time and Store them.
Precautions - Should Be Avoided by Persons who have Diarrhea due to AIDS or Cancer.