Meadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria
Parts used: Herb.
Constituents: Flavonoids, Phenolic glycosides, Tannins, Vit C, silica, Iron, Ca, K.
Actions: Tonic, Anti-inflammatory, Stomachic, Ph balancer, Astringent mild, Diuretic, Diaphoretic, Relaxant, Cholagogue, Alterative.
Indications:
Gentle, supportive and building to the GI tract.
Atonic dyspepsia, excess acid, chronic gastritis, peptic ulcers, diarrhoea in children, heartburn, Stomach ache, hiatus hernia, rheumatic and arthritic pain, gout, acne, nausea.
Oedema, connective tissue weakness (silica).
Acute catarrhal cystitis, esp. with burning sensation.
Blood cleanser, fatigue, and anti-emetic, antacid.
Neuralgia +Prickly ash.
Thirst, but no desire to drink, hunger without appetite or ravenous hunger.
Topically: Ointment for cervical dysplasia.
Herbal extract: 15-30mL per week.
Energetics: Cooling, moist, drying, bitter, astringent, sweet, salty.
Meridians: stomach, kidney, bladder.
Contraindications: None, contains Salicylate 388µg per mL.