Brown's Peony Tincture (Paeonia brownii)
A tincture of the root helps to relieve smooth muscle cramping. It is also used to help rebuild the immune system and fat metabolism.
Ingredients: Fresh Brown's Peony root and food grade alcohol.
Anti-inflammatory – Used topically, Brown's Peony tincture can clear blood congestion following traumatic injury. Rub freely on affected area. Also, drink ½ teaspoon tincture in one cup warm water twice daily the until injury begins to heal.
Antispasmodic – A tincture of the root helps to relieve smooth muscle cramping. Take ½ teaspoon tincture in warm water as needed, sipping slowly.
Gynecological aid – Brown's Peony is used for many female complaints. It reduces muscle tension, yet at the same time stimulates uterine muscles. One half teaspoon tincture in ½ cup warm water is taken as needed.
Immune Stimulant – One half teaspoon of tincture taken at the onset of a cold or flu, helps rebuild the immune system.
Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy and in cases of diarrhea. Some people are sensitive to Brown's Peony, developing nausea and stomach cramps. Do not use the flowers and leaves.
Constituents: Monoterpene glycosides (paeoniflorin, albiflorin), asparagin, benzoic acid, triterpenoids.