*As this is a gift from Mother Nature, item may vary from picture.*
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
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 on Midsummer, meadow-sweet will give you information regarding thieves; if you have been robbed, place meadowsweet on water. If it sinks, the thief is a man. If it floats, a woman.
Cunningham, Scott. Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series) (pp. 172-173). Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.