The Hedge Craft – Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) – flowers
• analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic
(good for arthritis sufferers
• thins the blood, is astringent and also works as a diuretic
• balances stomach acid as is good for treating diarrhoea, and is also
good for treating colds and flu, headaches and reduces fever
• excellent pain reliever and is also good for cystitis and urethritis,
breaking down kidney stones and gravel
This herb is used as a tea, tincture, glycerite and compress.
*There are contraindications present, especially if you are on anticoagulant medication such as for a stroke