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meadowsweet

Herbal medicine A perennial herb that contains flavonoids, salicylates (gaultherine and salicin), tannin, vitamin C and volatile oil; it is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and diuretic, and has been used for diarrhoea, fever and rheumatic pain.

meadowsweet

(mĕd′ō-swēt″)
Any of three perennial herbs, Filipendula ulmaria, Spiraea alba, or S. latifolia, that grow in moist biomes. Meadowsweet is a source of aspirin-like chemicals used to treat chronic pain and is promoted as a digestive aid.

meadowsweet,

n Latin names:
Filipendula ulmaria, Spiraea ulmaria; part used: dried flowers; uses: analgesic, antipyretic, anticoagulant, antidiabetic, anticancer, antioxidant, gastrointestinal conditions, urinary infections, rheumatism, colds; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, asthma, salicylate hypersensitivity, anticoagulants. Also called
bridewort,
dolloff, dropwort, fleur d'ulmaire, flores ulmariae, gravel root, meadow queen, meadwort, mede-sweet, queen of the meadow, or
spierstaude.
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