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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Another important part of the ISO's White Tea Definition is the harvesting method, which will either hand pick the buds only, whereby producing the Silver Needle type, or pluck the bud together with the first, second or even third leaf of the tender shoot, thus producing the Bai Mudan or White Peony type.
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A few of these helpful plants are: balloon flower (Platycodi grandiflori, Jie Geng), chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium, Ju Hua), buddleia (Buddleia officinalis, Mi Meng Hua), forsythia (Forsythia suspensa, Lian Qiao), white peony (Paeonia lactiflora, Bai Shao Yao), and red peony (Paeonia rubrae, Chi Shao Yao).
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White tea leaves can be tied into flower shapes to make "white peony tea;" the leaves actually appear to bloom when placed in hot water.
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