Peony roots are the part of the plant which holds the medicinal value, and a
decoction of the roots can be used as a simple for their sedative and
analgesic properties. Peony flowers, valued for their beauty, are not used therapeutically,
but they can be used in making scented flower waters and lotions. Peony Flower
1/2 cup fresh peony flower petals
1 cup cold water.