Meadowsweet Herb, Filipendula ulmaria, is a perennial herb found growing in damp meadows, ditches and bogs, at the edges of ponds, on river banks and in damp open woodlands throughout Europe as well as the eastern United States and Canada. The fragrant Meadowsweet Herb is a well known wild flower, with its fern-like foliage and tufts of delicate, graceful, creamy-white flowers, which are in blossom from June to September.
Meadowsweet is used as a digestive tonic as well as a pain and inflammation support.
Latin Name: Meadowsweet Herb
Common Names: Filipendula ulmaria
Warning: Use in persons with sensitivity to aspirin or other salicylate containing drugs is cautioned. Use in persons with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is cautioned.
Brewing Guide: Infuse 1 teaspoons in 8 ounces of boiling water. Cover and allow to steep for 3-4 minutes.
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