Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) is a perennial herb in the family Rosaceae, which grows in damp meadows. It is native throughout most of Europe and western Asia.

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... Meadowsweet is taken by mouth to relieve the symptoms of the common cold. It contains chemicals known as tannins, which have a drying effect that may decrease congestion and mucus that is often associated with a cold. In addition, one of the other chemicals contained in meadowsweet is a salicylate, similar to but much weaker than a component of aspirin. Since meadowsweet contains a salicylate component, it is thought to reduce pain and fever, mildly. None of these uses have been documented by well-controlled clinical studies. ...
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?Meadowsweet Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Divi ...
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