Meadowsweet

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Älgört; Filipendulae ulmariae herba; Mesiangervo; Nat’ tužebníku jilmového; Pelkiniu vingiorykščiu Reina de los prados; Reine des Prés; Reine des prés, sommité fleurie de; Spiraeae Herba; Ulmaria.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Meadowsweet). The whole or cut, dried flowering tops of Filipendula ulmaria (Spiraea ulmaria). It contains a minimum of 0.1% v/w of steam-volatile substances (dried drug). It has an aromatic odour of methyl salicylate after crushing.

💊 Profile

Meadowsweet is used in herbal medicine as a diuretic and in gastrointestinal and rheumatic disorders.

Homoeopathy.

Meadowsweet has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Filipendula ulmaria; Spiraea ulmaria; Spiraea ulmaria ex herba; Filip. ul.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Cz.: Antirevmaticky Caj; Fr.: Drainuryl; Mediflor Tisane Antirhumatismale No 2; Mediflor Tisane No 4 Diuretique; Polypirine; Ital.: Flodolor; Neuralta Migren; Pik Gel; Sambuco (Specie Composta)†; Tiglio (Specie Composta)†; Mex.: Rodan; Pol.: Reumaherb; Spain: Dolosul†; Natusor Harpagosinol†; Natusor Renal†; Switz.: Urinex; UK: Acidosis; Indigestion Mixture; USA: Amerigel.
Published May 08, 2019.