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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.
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Three years ago, the owners of Meadowsweet, Tir Lan Farm, Tanya & Peter Bowen invested in a herd of pedigree Welsh Black cattle.
Meadowsweet "Meadowsweet is vigorous, easy to grow and ideal for moderately-fertile, leafy, moist but well-drained soil," says Mark Lane.
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The incidents happened at about 10.20pm and 10.45pm on Wednesday, in Meadowsweet Road, Hamilton, Leicester.
Foraged from the distillery gardens, clover adds a touch of sweet earthiness, meadowsweet for a honeyed nose, and elderflower for good measure.
Foraged from their distillery gardens, clover adds a touch of sweet earthiness amd meadowsweet for a honeyed nose.
A spokesman for Taylor Wimpey Midlands said: "Our Meadowsweet Farm development in Leamington Spa will launch on Saturday, 7th April, and we are excited to show people some of the homes we have been working on.
The English Fields range is a harvest of five fragrances: Poppy & Barley, Primrose & Rye, Oat & Cornflower, Honey & Crocus and Green Wheat & Meadowsweet, all in new pastel
Willowherb and meadowsweet grow in the bankside where there is damp.