2 oz. brown glass bottle. (Paeonia brownii). A tincture of the root helps to relieve smooth muscle cramping. It is also used to help rebuild the immune system.
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.
Closely related to the buttercup family, this plant has large, heavy, succulent, bronzed-colored flowers, three to four inches across, which hang from the ends of long stems. Several large divided leaves grow alternately on the stem. The leaflets are covered with a waxy coat. The fleshy, finger-like roots have an earthy scent. This is the only peony native to North America. It is found growing in sagebrush steppes.
It is interesting to note Native Americans used Brown’s Peony roots for some of the same indications listed in the Chinese pharmacopoeia for China's native species of Paeonia. An old saying in China is that women who drink Peony root shall become as beautiful as the Peony flower.
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.