Meadowsweet. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria Spiraea ulmaria L. =)
Aka The ulmaria Meadowsweet is abundant in swampy meadows and along streams.

Meadowsweet. Properties
* Your terpéutica action lies in the flavonoid content, and above all, salicylic acid derivatives, harbingers of the best known drug in the world, aspirin.
* The desinfiltrante Meadowsweet is inflammatory and therefore recommended in cases of painful cellulitis.
* It is very useful in the treatment of painful articular manifestations (rheumatism, arthritis).
* It is a powerful diuretic (hyperuricemia, gout, cystitis, urethritis).
* Has properties diaphoretic and antipyretic (fever, flu-like disease, colds).
* Effective in curing rheumatism, arthritis, edema and dropsy.
* It is used in kidney stones (urolithiasis), oliguria and treatment of cellulite.
* For external use is a good remedy for many skin conditions.
* Other uses: Prevention of thromboembolism, arteriosclerosis.

Contraindications to Meadowsweet
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.
- Hypersensitivity to salicylates.
- It is recommended not to use the concentrated extracts of meadowsweet in case of ulcers, active bleeding or when continued treatment with anticoagulants or hemostats.

Side effects of Meadowsweet

None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- It is recommended not to use very prolonged with Meadowsweet.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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