Skip to Content



PDF options:  View Fullscreen   Download PDF

PDF Transcript

Patient Information Leaflet

Please read this leaflet carefully before using
Red peony root tincture.
It contains important information about this product.
Keep this leaflet. You may want to read it again. If you need more information or advice,
please ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
What is in this leaflet.

4. Possible side effects

1. What this product is and what it is used for
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information

Like all medicines, this product can have side
effects, although not everybody gets them.

1. What this product is and what it is used for

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any
other side effects.

Hughes Health Red Peony Menopause Tincture is
a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of hot flushes associated with the
menopause, based on traditional use only.
2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients (see Section 6)
- are pregnant or breastfeeding
- are under 18 years of age
- are taking any medicines known to interact with
alcohol e.g. metronidazole
Tell your doctor if you have an intolerance to any of
the ingredients.
You should also know:
This product contains approximately 197mg of
ethanol (alcohol) per dose, equivalent to 5ml beer
or 2ml wine. Harmful for people suffering from
alcoholism, epilepsy or liver disease.
Driving and using machines
No studies on the ability to drive or use machinery
whilst taking this product have been performed. If
affected by the alcohol in this product, do not drive
or use machines
3. How to take this product
Adult Females: Take 20 drops (1 ml) in a small
amount of water, three times a day.
Do not exceed the stated dose
This product is not recommended for children or
those under 18 as there is no relevant indication.
A doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner should
be consulted, if menstrual disorders occur or
periods re-appear, and if symptoms are persistent,
of unknown origin, or have recently occurred.

These include:
- Upset stomach
If this persists or becomes troublesome stop taking
the product.

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report
side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store this product
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the bottle.
Return any out of date medicine to your pharmacist
who will dispose of it for you.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of
6. Further information
Hughes Health Red Peony Menopause Tincture is a
brown liquid.
Ingredients: Each 1 ml of oral liquid contains 1 ml
of tincture from dried Red Peony (Paeonia lactiflora
Pallas) root (1:3). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 25%
v/v. There are no other ingredients in this product.
This product is available in packs of 50ml and
100ml. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
K Hughes & Co Limited, 118 Trew Mount Road,
Dungannon, County Tyrone, BT71 7EF, UK.
Traditional herbal registration number:

If you take too much of this product (overdose)

Rutland Biodynamics Ltd, Town Park Farm, Brooke,
RUTLAND, LE15 8DG, United Kingdom.

If you take more than the recommended dose,
speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner and take this leaflet with you. Overdose
of this product may result in alcohol intoxication
and should be treated accordingly (see Section 2 –
Before you take this product).

If you would like further information about this
K Hughes & Co Limited has a telephone helpline or
an e-mail address if you need further information on
this product.

If you forget to take this product

Email -
Phone – 028 8778 4298

Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time.
It does not matter if you have missed a dose. Do not
take a double dose to make up for the missed dose
If you have any questions, or are unsure about
anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

Leaflet last revised September 2014

Certification Mark

+ Expand Transcript

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.