(Filipendula ulmaria)

This perennial herb is a member of the rose family. Meadowsweet is common in damp woods and meadows, in fens and by riversides throughout Europe. The flowers blossom from June to almost September. They are yellow to white and smell like almonds. The plant can grow up to 7 feet high.

Plant meadowsweet in damp fertil soil. Harvest the upper part of the plant in the end of July.

Meadowsweet is considered an herbal aspirin.

Parts used: Entire plant.

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