Meadowsweet is a able plant that can be used in a array of ways.
A simple meadowsweet tea is admirable medicine. It is acerb aromatic, candied and hardly astringent. Use a heaping tablespoon, or about 4-6 grams, per pint of water. Abrupt covered for 5 – 15 minutes. It will get acutely added absinthian with the best steeping time. The tea is my admired way to use meadowsweet.
Meadowsweet herb can aswell plan able-bodied as an booze extract or tincture. Generally, a baby bulk of glycerin is added to advice extract the tannins.
In Practical Herbs, Henriette Kress recommends meadowsweet herb as a bottom bath.
A meadowsweet bottom ablution with broiled or beginning meadowsweet:
Fresh: Put the herb in a 1-quart (liter) pan and add baptize to cover.
Dried: Put the herb in a 1-quart (liter) pan and add three times as abundant water.
Bring to a boil, abrupt for 15 minutes, and strain. Pour into a basin or ample basin and add algid baptize to air-conditioned to a adequate temperature. Put your anxiety in for 10 to 20 minutes. Remember to convulse your toes in contentment from time to time!
Meadowsweet herb was frequently added to meads and ales.