Queen of the Meadows

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Queen of the Meadows, aka Meadowsweet, is believed to have various medicinal properties such as anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diaphoretic diuretic, hemostatic, sanative, stomachic, and tonic. The active ingredients present in this medicinal plant are essential oils, flavonoids, phenolic glycosides, salicylic acid, and tannins. Meadowsweet was one of the three holiest medicinal herbs of the Druids. The inflorescence consists of salicylic acid, which is used in the synthesis of the drug aspirin. The medicinal plant is a valuable herbal remedy for diarrhea, and it is believed to be very effective in the treatment of diarrhea in children. It's also known to potentially act as a natural pain reliever and fever reducer.