Tincture of meadowsweet leaves and flowers (Filipendula ulmaria) 1:3 25%
Filipendula ulmaria, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 1 - 4ml up to three times a day unless otherwise prescribed.
Avoid during breastfeeding and pregnancy, unless under professional supervision. Should be avoided by people hypersensitive to salicylates. Avoid with constipation, iron deficiency anaemia and malnutrition.
Parts used: Flowers and leaves
Habitat: Native to Europe and Northern Asia, growing in damp meadows, swamps and ditches.
Constituents: Flavonoids, Phenolic Glycosides, Volatile oil, Polyphenols/ Tannins, Phenolic acids, Salicylates
Actions: Astringent, Spasmolytic, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Aromatic, Anti-inflammatory, Stomachic
Folklore: Traditionally considered to be the most sacred herb to the druids. Meadowsweet has commonly been used to flavour mead.
• Rheumatism and arthritis
• A slightly bitter herb, so helps to stimulate the digestion.
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