paeonia lactiflora

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Very beautiful cup-shaped flowers, usually pink, white or red with yellow (sometimes white) stamens. Lots of varieties. Bushes can grow to look like small trees 10ft (3m) tall. Add flowers petals to your salad, soup, tea. Used for menstrual cramps, irregularities, emotional nervous conditions. Consult with expert, can be toxic if taken incorrectly.
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Chinese peony-Liquorice Decoction (PLD), a famous traditional Chinese medicine preparation containing Chinese peony (the roots of Paeonia lactiflora Pall, family Paeoniaceae) and Liquorice (roots of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch, family Leguminosae), has been widely used in Asia for hundreds of years.
Containing ginseng and Chinese peony, this rich, creamy foam bath soothes the senses and leaves skin satiny soft.
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