Meadowsweet Tincture | Filipendula ulmaria

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Meadowsweet Tincture

£5.25 100ml           

Meadowsweet Tincture (Filipendula ulmaria)

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. 


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Filipendula Ulmaria

Common names: Meadowsweet, Queen of the Meadow, Lady of the meadow

Family: Rosaceae

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. 

Traditional and current uses:

• Rheumatism and arthritis

• Gastritis

• Fevers

• Relaxant

• Dropsy 

• A slightly bitter herb, so helps to stimulate the digestion. 


Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.



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