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Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet

Botanical Name

Filipendula ulmaria

 

Usual Origin(s)

Bulgaria

 

Description

These dried meadowsweet flowers have been rubbed on mesh screens to crumble them slightly. Meadowsweet has a characteristic strong, sweet smell and pleasant flavor. The flowers have been used for flavoring wines, beers, vinegars, and jams.

 

Folk Names

Bride of the Meadow, Bridewort, Dollor, Gravel Root, Lady of the Meadow, Little Queen, Meadowwort, Meadowsweet, Queen of the Meadow, Steeplebush, Trumpet Weed, Meadsweet, and Mead wort.

 

Gender

Masculine

 

Planet

Jupiter

 

Element

Air 

 

Powers

Love, Divination, Peace, Happiness

 

Magical Uses

Fresh meadowsweet is placed on the altar for love spells, or dried is used in various love mixtures, also strewn about the house to keep peace. The scent of meadowsweet cheers the heart.

 

If gathered during midsummer, Meadowsweet will give you information regarding thieves; if you have been robbed, place meadowsweet on water. If it sinks, the thief is a man, but if it floats, a woman. 

 

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