Meadowsweet - cut Luminary Pack 250 g
Latin name: Spiraea ulmaria L.
Other names: Ulmaire, Beautiful meadows, Vignette, Grass bees, Beard goat, goat foot, Rut
Beautiful herbaceous perennial, hairy, the elegant port is between half a meter and a meter and a half. Its reddish stem is smooth and angular. She wears multiple false umbels branched very fragrant, yellowish white. Sheet composed of an odd number of leaflets is dark green, glabrous above, white felted beneath. The terminal leaflet is palmate, divided into three or five parts, the lateral leaflets are two to five pairs along the petiole. It is his haughty look that made called "meadowsweet". Its fruits are helically wound.
It grows in damp places, especially along streams and ditches bordering roads, wet meadows, alder.
Meadowsweet is one of Europe's oldest medicinal plants used to relieve pain, especially thanks to its properties of removing uric acid. That is why we recommend it as part of all rheumatic, arthritic and arthritic conditions and pain of all origins (migraines, neuralgia). Effective way to reduce fever is also a recognized antispasmodic. In addition, its use is recommended in the context of the prevention of cardiovascular events. It is used as a choleretic, diuretic, purgative and sudorific. In case of gallstones, meadowsweet is very effective to dissolve stones present in the urinary tract or the bladder. It is useful for reducing the effects of cellulite.
- Anti-inflammatory rheumatism in
Infusion: 30 g / liter, infuse 15 min, drink about 150 ml per day
The advice of our pharmacist herbalist to extract the active principles of plants:
How to make an infusion easily
For flowers, leaves, berries and seeds essential oil.
- Pour 500 ml of boiling water (removed from the heat once boiling) 1 c. Coffee (3-5 g) herb (or herb mixture), then cover.
- Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes for fresh plants, and 5 to 15 minutes to dry plants.
- Strain and drink the tea hot or not after adding some honey or natural syrup.
How to make a decoction easily
For roots, bark, leathery leaves and hard seeds (woody medicinal plants).
- Place 1 tsp. tablespoons (5-8 g) of the medicinal plant selected from a stainless steel pot (avoid aluminum) v and pour 1/2 liter of boiling water.
- Simmer 5 to 30 minutes and cover to prevent evaporation.
- Strain and drink the sweet tea or not within 24 hours. Keep cool.
Prepare your teas and herbal infusions with low mineral water. Water plays an important role as it conveys the properties of plants.
Drinks herbal generally act better on an empty stomach. Often, it is suggested to drink herbal infusions and teas in small sips throughout the day, but it is also possible to divide the daily dose of medicinal plants in 2 or 3 doses. Indications are simply taking the natural remedy if necessary.
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