Meadowsweet

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Filipendula ulmaria

bridewort, meadwort, Queen of the Medow

All parts of the herb have a different scent with the strongest comign from the root at certain times of the year

Used in folk medcine for stomach disorders as well as inflamation in joints and muscles.

Gentler than asprin, however anyone with an asprin alergy should avoid using medowsweet as a medicinal herb.

DO NOT use if on warfarin, pregnatn. breastfeeding or sensitive to asprin

Medowsweet vinegar

Pick medowsweet when in flower and add to ciger vinegar for 2-4 weeks.

As a mineral boost to your dressings

use diluted as a facial splash or adda  little to your bath.

 

Medowsweet tea

1-2 teaspoons dried herb per bup of boiling water.  cover and infuse for 10 minutes.

Limit of 3 cups a day

 

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