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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Halen MOn's organically certified pure sea salt is mixed with Rowena's wild meadowsweet and the range is finished with sophisticated and feminine tea rose and peony fragrances.
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.
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.
Farther afield in Burscough, he found meadowsweet in flower not far from New Lane Station.
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.
Bonnie was discovered by collie Seth as he was being walked by owner Peter Carmichael at 8.30 Sunday morning on ground near Meadowsweet Drive, Bedford, and a newly-opened health centre
We walked back along the lane past ditches full of meadowsweet and got back to the tent to cook supper.
With its 4,416 acres of land, Glen Ellyn is home to a variety of native tree and shrub species, including the White Oak, Tulip Tree, Sycamore Tree, American Elderberry, Meadowsweet, and Red Chokeberry.
Covering both the ecological and health benefits of filling up on the likes of angelica, chervil and meadowsweet and showing you how to grow the frothy green plants you're unlikely to find at the supermarket.
Covering both the ecological and health benefits of filling up on the likes of angelica, chervil and meadowsweet, best of all, the horticulturist explains how to grow the plants you're unlikely to find at the supermarket.
Fields have been loaned by the Haerr family of Meadowsweet Hotel, opposite the showground, and the Evans family of Belmont, Llanddoged.