Known for centuries, meadowsweet is mainly used as a painkiller. Its draining effect has also been observed and it is sometimes combined with other plants as part of a slimming or anti-cellulite diet. Grandmother of aspirin, it replaces this drug advantageously by avoiding side effects such as heartburn for the patient.
Meadowsweet contains salicylic acid, a precursor to aspirin. For this reason, it is contraindicated for people who cannot take aspirin. It is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women to use it.
Preparation in teapot
2 tbsp. / 250 ml water.
100 ° Celsius
10 to 15 minutes.