Bai Shao (Chao) (Radix Albus Paeoniae)
Properties: bitter, sour, cool
Channels: Liver, Spleen
Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver blood, restrains yin, extinguishes wind, stops pain, nourishes Liver and Spleen yin. Also adjusts the nutritive and protective qi to reduce sweating.
Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. We offer three forms of Bai Shao.
A) Raw Bai Shao which is cooler. If raw is desired please select Bai Shao (Raw) from the herbs list.
B) Dry-fried Bai Shao is better to nourish the blood, relax the Liver and stop pain.
C) Vinegar-fried Bai Shao has much stronger pain-stopping effects. If vinegar-fried is desired please select Bai Shao (Cu) from the herbs list.
The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.