Herbal Information For You
Meadowsweet has been
used for centuries as an herbal remedy. It was used to treat gout and it
has been used as a pain reliever for headaches, muscle aches, rheumatism
and arthritis. It has similar pain relieving results as aspirin but
Meadowsweet helps increase the secretion of the stomach mucus membrane. This
helps avoid aspirin's side effects like stomach pain, bleeding, colic and ulcers.
Meadowsweet contains tannis which
functions like an astringent. It also has an antiseptic or anti-bacterial
function that helps in battling infections and relaxes stomach muscles. This relaxing
effect is used in the treatment of insomnia. It also has diuretic
properties that helps rid the body of toxic wastes as well as uric acid.
It is also used for kidney stones.
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