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The Latest News - New Zealand Based Peony Grower & Peony Products

  • How to care for your fresh peonies

    Five ways to extend the vase life of cut peonies.
  • What Flares up Eczema?

    What Flares up Eczema? In our last article we talked about what eczema is, what the symptoms are and what triggers eczema. In this article we are g...
  • What is Eczema: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

    What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition that causes dry and irritated skin. It’s a form of dermatitis which means inflammation of the skin. Ther...
  • Is stress causing your skin to flare-up? 3 ways to help your skin without spending a cent.

    Whatever your circumstances are, this pandemic will be affecting you - and quite probably your skin too.  Read on to learn more about how stress messes with your skin and creates an "inflammatory cascade". 

    But first - the good news. There are 3 things you can do without spending a cent - and your skin will love you for it.


  • YES we're still open for online orders. NZ, Australia and worldwide

    Yes - we're open for online orders.  NZ, Australia and worldwide.  We dispatch Monday - Friday but please be patient if you experience courier delays.

    Staying safe and well
    - keep washing hands thoroughly with 'soap'.  Soap actually makes coronavirus ineffective.  It's more than just good hygiene, it will save lives.
    - keep hands well moisturized.  This will help prevent hands and fingers cracking (and limit potential infections).
    - stressful times can trigger skin conditions and flare ups. Use High Factor Peony Root Skin Remedy frequently and early to help prevent any flareups.

    We are here when you need us so don't hesitate to contact us for advice or support on


  • Handwashing - protect and soothe with anti-bacterial soap and cream pack

    Washing your hands is simple, everyone can do it, and effective in helping keep you safe from coronavirus (COVID 19). 

    Washing hands is essential but using the wrong product can cause havoc on your skin - especially if you're prone to eczema or have sensitive skin.

    Our soap- the Healing Body Bar - was developed specifically for eczema prone skin and it's anti-bacterial properties make it an ideal choice for the whole family.  Available in a handy tin so you can take it with you and use wherever you are.  Gentle and effective.

    Hand sanitizers, soaps with irritants or perfumes, or repeatedly washing your hands can cause irritation and inflammation.  The concentrated peony extract in our Pure Peony High Factor Skin Remedy cream will soothe, hydrate and repair your hands.  

  • How the humble soap became a hero....

    Good hygiene is in the news!  The importance of washing our hands with soap has been front and center of the advice on how to stay safe from the spread of COVID 19.  

    The humble soap has become a hero.

    Washing your hands thoroughly with soap is even better than hand sanitizers.  The Pure Peony Healing Body Bar soap is safe and suitable for eczema prone hands and very sensitive skin.

    Anti-bacterial and skin calming properties of the peony root are harnessed in our Healing Body Bar.  Handmade in Nelson, 100% natural, suitable for vegans. No nasties.

    The anti-bacterial and skin calming properties of the peony root have been used for centuries in traditional herbal medicine and the natural active, paeoniflorin, is scientifically proven.  

    Comes in a handy tin that you can take with you wherever you go.

    Available in a 3 pack or a single tin and in our Packs. Often bought in the Starter Pack - healing body bar, shampoo bar and small High Factor Peony Root Skin Remedy cream.

  • Yes - our products are vegan

    We get asked this - a lot.  All our products except the Peony& Manuka Honey Cream are vegan.  As Lucy Slight recently blogged "Vegan is synonymous with the terms plant-based and natural, with animal welfare being paramount. "

    We agree, and our products are all free from animal testing.  

    And free from common allergens - including nuts (and nut oils).

    And natural.  And our peony root - the active in our range - is all sourced from our own organic farm. 

  • Preparing kids with eczema or allergies for the start of the school year

    Seven ways to make the start of the school year easier for kids with eczema or allergies.
  • Need to soothe skin NOW?

    Need to soothe skin or stop itching NOW? With over 150 pharmacy throughout New Zealand stocking Pure Peony Organic Remedial Skin Repair, help is at hand! The full list of stores are listed here website
  • IT'S OVER!

    The 2019 peony season is over!  We've sold all our flowers and we hope you got to enjoy some peonies this year.  Remember all year around you can benefit from the amazing roots of this beautiful plant.  Here at Pure Peony we use ALL the plant - the flowers for cut flowers, the leaves in our Detox Facemask, and the roots in our skin repair products and its just the stalks we are yet to find a use for.  
  • Only 7 more days for Christmas Shopping online!

    Only 7 more days to order your Christmas Gifts from $10.  Christmas giving made easy - buy New Zealand made organic and sustainable skin remedy products - for him, for her, for everyone!  Free giftwrap and free shipping NZ wide when you spend $30.