Definition of meadowsweet
1 : any of several spireas; especially : a North American native or naturalized spirea (such as Spiraea alba and S. latifolia)
2 : any of a genus (Filipendula) of herbs closely related to the spireas
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John’s wort and meadowsweet—on the beaker in her grave.
The creamy lotion, made with pure amber extract, relies on meadowsweet to tighten pores and absorb toxins and hyaluronic acid to stabilize the skin's water content.
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