Meadowsweet, also known as queen of the meadow, is native to Europe and Asia, and today is naturalized throughout North America. It has a pleasant, sweet smell.
Directions: To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Botanical name: Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim.