Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Meadow Sweet Mania

Meadowsweet with it's fluffy white flowers and long stems and is standing tall and pretty at this time of year. In Ayurveda meadowsweet is used to reduce Pitta ( Fire) in the body with it's light dry qualities it soothes anxious tense headaches and hot neck muscles on high ( Pitta ) days.The leaves can be used in salads and mixed with marjoram, nettle and fever few make a marvel tisane for painful joints as a result of inflammatory conditions.