Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet

Latin Name: Filipendula Ulmaria

 

Meadowsweet contains salicin, a compound similar to aspirin, but without the negative side effects. It is useful for reducing pain and inflammation, but is takes 6-8 hours to start acting. It settles the stomach and acts as a natural antacid. It also contains silicia, which aids the skin, joints and connective tissues. 

 

Warnings:  Because of its salicin content, some herbalists suggest it shoudn't be given to small children suffering with feers from colds, flu or chicken pox. It can cause nausea or cominting in large doses.

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