Meadowsweet, also called meadow wort and Queen of the Meadow, grows widely in mountainous areas of Italy. It grows up to a metre and a half high and has large, white, scented flowers which are picked in summer.
Spirea Ulmaria L.
How To Use
Essential oil (salicylates), flavonoid glycosides, vitamin C, monotropine.
Helps the body to drain fluids, to normalise sweating, and helps the urinary system. It also helps joints.
Use: For a stronger effect it can be taken internally and also used in compresses which are placed on painful areas.