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MEADOWSWEET

MOERASSPIREA, Filipendula ulmaria
Parts used: Herb
Constituents: Flavonoids, Phenolic glycosides, Tannins, Vitamins C and K, Silica, Iron, Calcium
 
Actions Indications
Tonic Gentle, supportive and building to the GI tract
Anti-inflammatory Atonic dyspepsia, excess acid, chronic gastritis, peptic ulcers, diarrhoea in children, heartburn, stomach ache, hiatus hernia, rheumatic and arthritic pain, gout, acne, nausea
Stomachic
Astringent
Thirst, but no desire to drink, hunger without appetite or ravenous hunger
Diuretic mild
Ph balancer
Oedema, blood cleanser, fatigue, and anti-emetic, antacid
Acute catarrhal cystitis, esp. with burning sensation
Diaphoretic  
Relaxant Connective tissue weakness (silica).  Neuralgia +Prickly ash
Cholagogue  
Alterative Topically: Ointment for cervical dysplasia
 
Herbal extract, 15-30mL per week
Energetics: Cooling, moist, drying, bitter, astringent, sweet, salty
Meridians: stomach, kidney, bladder
Contraindications: Contains Salicylate 388 mcg. per mL
 
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