Scientific Name: Filipendula ulmaria
Common Names: Meadowsweet, Mead Wort, Meadsweet, Meadow Wort, Bride Wort, Queen of the Meadow, Lady of the Meadow, Dollof
Contains Salicylates, which are also found in Aspirin, so pre-cautions similar to when taking Aspirin should be practiced. Avoid consumption if you are suffering from gout, rheumatism, digestive ulcers, asthma or are taking anticoagulant, circulation or heart medications. Avoid taking when pregnant. May cause Reye's syndrome in young children, avoid giving to children under 12 years of age.