The word “aspirin” is derived from “spirin,” based on meadowsweet's scientific name, “Spiraea.” The plant was used in folk medicine for cancer, tumors, rheumatism, and as a diuretic.
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Today, it is used as a digestive remedy, as supportive therapy for colds, for analgesia, and for other indications.
Meadowsweet has been used for colds, respiratory problems, acid indigestion, peptic ulcers, arthritis and rheumatism, skin diseases, and diarrhea.
Interactions: Because meadowsweet contains salicylates, it may increase the risk of bleeding when given with antiplatelet or anticoagulant drugs, with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or with any alternative medicines with antiplatelet properties.
Use: 4-5gr. α day soak in a hot cup water for 7-10 minutes.