Peony petals are a luxurious and beautiful addition to any tea collection. These delicate, soft pink petals are harvested from the peony flower and have a sweet, floral aroma that is both calming and uplifting.
In addition to their stunning appearance and fragrance, Peony petals also have numerous health benefits. They are rich in antioxidants, which can help to protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. Peony petals are also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, making them a great choice for those who suffer from inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or asthma.
To brew Peony petal tea, simply add a small handful of petals to a cup of hot water and let steep for 5-7 minutes. For a stronger flavor, increase the amount of petals or steeping time. Peony petal tea can be enjoyed on its own or blended with other herbs and flavors to create a unique and customized tea blend.
Peony petals can also be used in cooking and baking to add a delicate and floral flavor to dishes. They can be added to cakes, pastries, and even cocktails for a unique twist on traditional recipes.
COMMON NAME Standardized: Peony Petals
BOTANICAL NAME Paeonia
Plant Family: Paeoniaceae
The Peony Petals - Peony is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, Europe and Western North America. Scientists differ on the number of species that can be distinguished ranging from 25 to 40, although the current consensus is 33 known species. The relationships between the species need to be further clarified.
Over 262 compounds have been obtained so far from the plants of Paeoniaceae. These include monoterpenoid glucosides, flavonoids, tannins, stilbenoids, triterpenoids, steroids, paeonols, and phenols. In vitro biological activities include antioxidant, antitumor, antipathogenic, immune-system-modulation activities, cardiovascular-system-protective activities and central-nervous-system activities
Dried flowers, Petals
The herb known as Paeonia, has been used frequently in traditional medicines of Korea, China and Japan. In Japan its root was used as a treatment for convulsions. It is also cultivated as a garden plant.
In China, the fallen petals of Paeonia lactiflora are parboiled and sweetened as a tea-time delicacy. Peony water, an infusion of peony petals, was used for drinking in the Middle Ages. Uses are very numerous and can be administered as a tea, poultice, bath herb, soaps, bath bombs, candles, potpourri, confetti, etc
Specific: Peony is possibly safe when used by mouth, short-term. Peony has been used safely for up to 4 weeks. It can cause stomach upset. It can cause rash when it comes in contact with the skin of sensitive people.
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