ORGANIC Meadowsweet Herb Dried, Loose - 1 ounce cut & sifted herb. Filipendula ulmaria
Organic Meadowsweet herb dried, loose, cut & sifted. You will receive 1 oz of dried herb. Filipendula ulmaria.
Meadowsweet health benefits includes reversing free radical damage, acting as a sweat inducer, enhancing the skin, preventing premature skin aging, help cures cold, promoting digestive health and protecting the stomach and intestines. Other benefits include fighting inflammation, managing blood pressure, fighting bacterial infection and strengthening the immune system.
Also Known As: Bridewort, Meadow Queen, Meadow Wort, Pride of the Meadow, Queen of the Meadow, Lady of the Meadow, Dollof, Meadsweet
Meadowsweet Herb Health Benefits:
Strong Antioxidant Properties
Meadowsweet highlights an array of antioxidants that promote overall health. Antioxidants can greatly reduce the risk of acquiring serious illnesses including cancer and progressive degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. The antioxidants present in meadowsweet can help reverse free radical damage and protects you from oxidative stress, which is frequently associated with cell mutations and accelerated cellular breakdown.
Prevents Premature Skin Aging
Meadowsweet’s wealth of antioxidants also prevents photo-oxidative damage that may lead to premature aging of the skin such as appearance of age spots, fine lines, etc. Photo-oxidative damage is that caused by excessive UV exposure, such as being in the sun for long periods each day.
Can Help Cures Colds
It has been used in traditional medicine for centuries in treating colds and other associated symptoms. Although there are still no clinical trials to attest to its efficacy, the analgesic as well as anti-inflammatory properties of Meadowsweet makes it a potentially effective antidote. The roots of the herb can also be used to address certain respiratory ailments, which include coughing, sore throats, shortness of breath, and can also function as a mucolytic (breaks down mucus and removes it).
Promotes Digestive Health
It can be used as a digestive aid. It relieves acid indigestion by soothing and protecting the mucous membranes of the stomach lining and digestive tract. Studies have also revealed that meadowsweet can encourage faster healing of chronic ulcers as well as prevent lesions from developing within the stomach. Meadowsweet is also used to remedy gastritis, heartburn and hyperacidity. In addition, it provides anti-inflammatory effects due to its salicylate content, which is useful in treating diarrhea in children. Meadowsweet tastes pleasant, which makes it a good choice for little children. Moreover, it also shows potential in inhibiting the growth of H. pylori bacteria. Many people have H. pylori living inside them, and though it is normal for the most part, this bacterium is the root of countless digestive ailments such as ulcers and gas. It also increases your risk of acquiring stomach cancer. A strong decoction made from boiled meadowsweet roots can help you get rid of ulcers.
It has a gentle astringency due to its salicylic acid content, which is effective against inflammation. Salicylic acid is commonly derived from Willow, but other chemical constituents of the meadowsweet herb make it easier on the stomach’s lining. Its salicylic content is beneficial in reducing inflammation in joints, arthritis, and gout while its analgesic properties alleviate pain.
It is a Diuretic
Swelling from excessive accumulation of fluids in cells and tissues is called edema. Although edema may vanish on its own, there are some instances where you need diuretics. When, taken as hot tea, is an effective diuretic. Diuretics help in management of certain conditions such as edema and high blood pressure. Drinking meadowsweet tea helps your body eliminate sodium and excess water; thus, reducing the amount of fluid flowing through your blood vessels. This in turn minimizes the pressure on your vessel walls. It is also beneficial for individuals with kidneys problems in which their kidneys can no longer filter potassium, as it speeds up water elimination.
Modern studies have shown that it is effective against bacterial infections to a large degree. According to researchers, meadowsweet combats harmful infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli, Proteus vulgaris, Pylori and Staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria.
The salicylic acid present in meadowsweet serves as a disinfectant that can effectively treat various skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis.
Typical Use: To make meadowsweet tea: 2 -6 g dried herb infused into 1 cup of boiling water taken 3 times per day.
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