Label: Beneficial Botanicals
Botanical Name: Paeonia Brownii
Parts Used: dense roots
Origin: Wild Harvested in the USA from a pristine area
Shelf Life: approx 4 yrs stored in a cool dark place
Antispasmodic / Analeptic / Immunomodulatory
Smooth Muscle Relaxant
Immune System Stimulant
Constituents: Monoterpene glycosides (paeoniflorin, albiflorin), asparagin, benzoic acid, triterpenoids
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Used as an immunomodulatory : modifies the immune response of the immune system by the stimulation of antibody formation or the inhibition of white blood cell activity.
Relieves occasional muscle tension and swelling. In women, Brown's Peony Root is taken to help relieve smooth muscle cramping during PMS.
Known Dosage: 1/4 tsp dry powder twice daily or as needed. Not to exceed 3/4 tsp a day. Use in soup, coffee, or smoothies. If in "00" size capsule form, the equivalent dosage is 2 capsules twice daily or as needed, not to exceed 6 capsules a day.
Capsule Making Tip: An 8 oz. bag will make approximately 400 size "00" capsules.
Do not use Brown's Peony Root during pregnancy as it may induce menstruation.
Medications that slow blood clotting interact with Brown's Peony. Phenytoin (Dilantin) interacts with Brown's Peony since it may decrease the effectiveness of Phenytoin and increase the risk of seizures.
Brown's Peony root may slow blood clotting, so there is a chance of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using this tincture at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Women who are pregnant or breast feeding should not take Brown's Peony root. Avoid taking this tincture if you have had loose bowels or diarrhea.
Some people may be sensitive to this plant. If you develop nausea, discontinue use.
Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy “Inhibitory Effects of Peony Root Extract on the Large Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Current Essential in Production of Bursting Activity” 2006, Vol. 6, No. 2, Pages 65-77. E.Sugaya, W. Jin, A. Sugaya, K. Sunaga, T. Tsuda
Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy “Molecular Mechanism of Preventive Effect of Peony Root Extract on Neuron Damage” 2004, Vol. 4, No. 1, Pages 9-20. K. Sunaga, E. Sugaya, K. Kajiwara, T. Tsuda, A. Sugaya, M. Kimura
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