09-02-2011, 12:36 PM #16
I started taking Xiao Yao San about a year ago and it has completely regulated my cycle, along with acupuncture.
09-02-2011, 02:24 PM #17
Thanks for the reply Danielle! How about your Testosterone levels? Have you observed or measured a decrease in those?
I went to my acupuncturist last night and asked that more white peony and licorice be put into an herbal mix that I already take to help reduce anxiety.
09-10-2011, 06:04 AM #18
Hello! Does anybody know if white peony tea increases estrogen? I'm thinking of trying it along with licorice. I've tried spearmint tea a few months ago which was absoulty brilliant for both hair regrowth and facial hair but had quite negative side effects on my hormones and caused anxiety, at least i think it was that. Spearmint tea increases estrogen and i could def tell as my boobs went bigger lol, it also stopped me ovulating, I still kinda feel the same now and have been off it for 6 weeks. The hair is just starting to come back now :-( I have googled it and get quite conflicting information. Or does anybody now of any other herbal remedies without the negative side effects?
10-24-2011, 08:52 AM #19
I'm considering taking this combination as well. The advice about bringing a picture to a Chinese pharmacy is a great idea!
I was wondering if anyone knew if it was safe to take saw palmetto with licorice root and/or white peony. Does anyone know?
10-31-2011, 10:20 AM #20
there is peony in pill form?
11-04-2011, 01:26 PM #21
11-05-2011, 01:19 AM #22
I haven't seen just white peony available as capsules or tablets. It usually seems to be combined with a bunch of other stuff. I see white peony tea a lot.
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11-05-2011, 01:32 PM #23
11-19-2011, 03:52 PM #24
how much tea would be needed to achieve the same effect? does anyone know?
11-23-2011, 01:36 AM #25
Hi ladies - I came across this herbal formula awhile back. I haven't ordered it yet, but plan to in the new year. It has both white peony, licorice root and saw palmetto. It looks great. If someone orders it (before I do), I'd love to hear any kind of results!
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11-27-2011, 09:17 AM #26
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Thanks for that. I'm going to try to find the same thing in the Uk - I started to buy it, got to the shipping info and it said to add $108 on for shipping - that can't surely be right? Anyway, didn't want to take the chance.
12-24-2011, 08:59 AM #27
I was one of the original ladies to try licorice and peony back in 2009. I got pregnant AGAIN shortly after and didnt do anything to treat the PCOS except the inositol.
My 2nd baby is now 13 months and I am READY! to start treating the PCOS and no more babies for now thanks! I shall be more careful this time on powerful herbs! I am looking into buying a peony licorice blend it is so expensive!
I was having good results on a tincture but it tasted vile to say the least...
12-26-2011, 02:56 AM #28
12-27-2011, 08:16 AM #29
I was using 1500mg - 3000mg of each per day. Any more than that caused side effects like water retention and insomnia
01-09-2012, 01:35 PM #30