Meadowsweet herb Filipendula ulmaria
Historically, Meadowsweet is still one of the best antacid remedies for acid indigestion, heartburn, gastritis, peptic ulcers, and hiatus hernia. This herb also relieves flatulence, distension, enteritis, griping, colic and diarrhea. Even though the medicinal virtues of Meadowsweet are very similar to those of aspirin, it does not have the side effects. It works well in treating aches and pains, rheumatism, arthritis, and gout by soothing swollen joints. This herb can also be used to treat headaches and neuralgia and it can reduce mild fever and eruptive infections such as measles and chickenpox. Meadowsweet is a good remedy for cystitis and urethritis, fluid retention and kidney problems and this herb can also help soften deposits in the body such as kidney stones and gravel and atherosclerosis in the arteries.