The joy with which he recovered it was pretty to behold, and the eagerness with which he ran through the leaves, to see that the violets and the primroses and a spray of meadowsweet
, young love's bookmarkers, were all in their right places, touched my heart.
The base is prune juice and tamarind pulp, which have laxative effects; birch and meadowsweet
, which help restore fluid balance; artichoke and dandelion, which assist in the elimination of fats; burdock and wild pansy, which are good for the skin; and fennel and fucus, both said to stimulate metabolism.
At this time of year every hedgerow around us is full of meadowsweet
gentian, peppermint, dandelions, meadowsweet
, silver birch and ginger.
Each contains wild Anglesey meadowsweet
, esteemed for its healing properties and is finished with a sophisticated tea rose and peony fragrance.
People would chew on Meadowsweet
root to help with pain as it is a natural aspirin.
Anti-inflammatories such as willow bark, meadowsweet
and turmeric can be used.
Hotel, Llanrwst, is holding an Ascot Ladies evening on November 6 when champagne and canaps will be served to guests watching the racing.
Little ideas for my own menus came with several of the things I tried - grilled sesame paste, painted over a fillet of sea-bass, for example, or the combination of sardines and the wild plant meadowsweet
, a personal favourite of mine.
Darphin's Soothing Eye Contour Mask is a cooling, pampering treatment that contains wheat proteins, cucumber, meadowsweet
and centella asiatica extracts, meaning it relaxes, soothes and refreshes the delicate eye area for a brighter, revitalised and well-rested appearance.
Combinations of herbs including meadowsweet
, marigold, golden seal and chamomile will all help to reduce acid production.
Look for liquorice tea that contains dandelion (another liver cleanser), meadowsweet
(soothes headaches) and fennel, peppermint or ginger (all ease nausea).