Queen of the Meadow

(Spiraea Ulmaria)

Plant of the marsh , the queen of the meadow has been used since the end of the middle age, as anti rheumatic. In the nineteenth century the priest of Trémilly in Haute Marne, informed the medical corps of its being diuretic, refreshing and highly useful for women’s menopause. As science progressed fast a study has determined the constituents of the plant: mineral salts, flavonoids and salicylic acid.