The herb meadowsweet
 Meadowsweet - grass, widely used in folk medicine.

Pharmacological action

Meadowsweet (spirea) - a perennial plant of the family Rosaceae with white small flowers in large inflorescences.

Meadowsweet growing in the marshes, river banks, meadows, flowers from May to August.

In medicine use flowers, roots, leaves of the plant. Known properties such meadowsweet: anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedative, diuretic, antispasmodic, astringent, wound healing, antipyretic.

The leaves contain tannins, flavonoids, vitamin C, carotene, anthocyanins. Collected and dried leaves during the flowering plants.

The colors meadowsweet contains flavonoids rutin, avikulyarin, quercetin glycosides spirein.

Product form

Dried shredded plant material.

Indications meadowsweet

Meadowsweet used for psoriasis, cardiac edema, intestinal and gastric polyps, herpes, infertility, hepatitis, diseases of the stomach, kidneys, bladder, intestinal atony, sore throat, respiratory diseases, flu, bronchial asthma, cancer, pneumonia, bronchitis.

The natural properties allow the use of meadowsweet herb neurological diseases, arthritis, arthritis, rheumatism, neuritis of the facial nerve, sciatica, epilepsy, neuritis trigeminal neuralgia intercostal.

Application meadowsweet effectively trophic ulcers, for fever and inflammation.


Due to the binding properties of meadowsweet is contraindicated in chronic constipation.

Precautions should be taken gipotonikam grass (lowers blood pressure), people with poor blood clotting, thrombocytopathy (can cause bleeding).

You can not take tea, infusions meadowsweet in detecting hypersensitivity to it during pregnancy, gastric ulcers, gastritis, children up to 12l.

Instructions for use meadowsweet

 Hypertension, diabetes mellitus prepare an infusion of the herb meadowsweet - one spoon of leaves pour two cups of boiled water, 15 min in a water bath, filter, take on an empty stomach three p / day for a month.

For the prevention of acute respiratory diseases are preparing the infusion of meadowsweet flowers - poured them half-liter jar half, pour cold boiled water, cover and insist 12h.

Take the infusion of meadowsweet three p / day during a 1-2ml epidemic. For the treatment of acute respiratory viral infections, colds, sore throats, flu, take one tea spoon of the same infusion 3-4r / day.

For the treatment of infertility associated with adhesions and inflammation of the fallopian tubes are prepared collection of meadowsweet flowers, clover, lime, narrow-leaved fireweed. From the collection of brewed tea and drink 3-4st. per day (one spoon in the cup of boiling water).

Meadowsweet herb is used in gastric, intestinal polyps, hepatitis. Two tablespoons tablespoons herb pour a liter of boiling water for two hours insist on taking 0, 5CT. 6-7r / day between meals.

For the treatment of gastric disorders, tachycardia, cardiac removal of edema, diseases of the kidneys, bladder, two tea spoons of flowers pour 0, 5 liters. boiling water, about an hour insist. Infusion drink 0, 5CT. three p / day.

Roots meadowsweet used in treatment of cancer, diseases of the joints: 4 tablespoons tablespoons chopped roots pour a liter of water, boil for an hour in a water bath, then strain and drink 50 ml 4 p / day. Store broth in the refrigerator, and it can also be used for washing wounds, dysentery, gastrointestinal disorders.

The infusion of the grass meadowsweet prepare for the treatment of burns, trophic ulcers, festering wounds: 200g herbs pour a liter of 20% alcohol, insist 10d. From the same infusion well make lotions for arthritis, rheumatism, neuralgia, arthritis, neuritis of the facial, trigeminal nerve (at the same time to drink tea from the flowers).

side effects

Application meadowsweet may cause allergic reactions.