meadowsweet


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see spiraeaspiraea
, any plant of the genus Spiraea, Northern Hemisphere deciduous shrubs of the family Rosaceae (rose family). Most are indigenous to central and E Asia, whence come most of the popular ornamental species, e.g., the bridal wreath (S.
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meadowsweet

meadowsweet

3-7 ft (1-3m) stems furrowed, sometimes reddish purple. Leaves dark green on top and whitish fuzzy underneath, 3-5 pointy lobes. Leaves commonly have orange fungus on center rib underneath. Flowers clustered, creamy white, very strong, sweet smell. Whole plant is edible with pleasant smell and taste, great for potpourri and making a room smell good. A favorite in weddings. Contains salicilic acid, (aspirin). Chew plant for headaches. May cause asthma is a few asthmatics. Also used for colds, flu, fever, arthritis, menstrual cramps and pain, rheumatism, diarrhea and rebuilding digestive system.

meadowsweet

1. a Eurasian rosaceous plant, Filipendula ulmaria, with dense heads of small fragrant cream-coloured flowers
2. any of several North American rosaceous plants of the genus Spiraea, having pyramid-shaped sprays of small flowers
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By the mix of species that you have, it seems that the ground may be a mix of wet ground, that suits the meadowsweet and the fritillaries, and dry ground that will suit the primroses and foxgloves.
An ancient tradition: Although our Bronze Age ancestors used the meadowsweet flowers of the countryside, mourning flowers have since taken up a host of other traditions.
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Nelson, 41, who runs Llanrwst's Meadowsweet Hotel with wife Mary, 36, .
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While at 5 years and 2 months one of the oldest bulls at the sale, Meadowsweet Bleddyn, was sold for 5,600gns.
Sergeants Restaurant in Nelson, Meadowsweet Tir Lan Farm in Treharris and master butcher Anthony Hinett of Treharris are responding to increasing public awareness of the importance of quality produce.
Pure sea salt from Brynsiencyn-based Halen Mon was mixed with wild meadowsweet, known for its healing properties, and scented with tea rose and peony fragrance from H & H, run by mother and daughter team Kay Holland and Ruth Hackett, to create the initial range which included exfoliating salt scrub, body bar and body cream.
Llandovery is predominantly a female centre for Welsh Blacks and the only bull changing hands on Friday was Meadowsweet Tywysog, a two-year-old from new Society members Peter and Tanya Bowen of Meadowsweet, Tirian Farm, Treharris, Mid Glamorgan.
Druids combined Anglesey's salt with locally-grown herb meadowsweet, esteemed for its healing power, for their potions, said David, the man behind Anglesey Sea Zoo with his wife Alison.
Pure sea salt from Halen MOn is mixed with wild meadowsweet, known for its healing properties, and scented with tea rose and peony fragrance as H & H, run by mother and daughter team Kay Holland and Ruth Hackett, came on board.