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Meadow button, big one (Sanguisorba officinalis) - Pimpinelle, Bibernelle

Meadow button, big one


hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, cleansing

Areas of application:

heavy menstrual bleeding, bleeding in the mouth and throat, bleeding gums, inflammation in the mouth, cleanses the kidneys, bile, liver and intestines, diarrhea, varicose veins, menopausal bleeding, stops internal bleeding, scalds, small burns, skin ulcers

Plant parts used:

leaves, roots

Collection time:

July to August

To find:

The meadow button can be found in moist, nutrient-rich meadows.


Flavonoids, tannins, sulfur compounds, saponins, bitter substances, vitamins, minerals


☕ Tea: 1 teaspoon of dried or 2 teaspoons of fresh root are poured with 1/4 liter of cold water and left to stand overnight for at least 8 hours. Then warm it up a little, strain and drink. Use 3 cups daily as a treatment for 2 weeks.

The meadow button is part of the consecrated herb tuft, parts of the roots left over from last winter also appear in the palm bushes.

In the kitchen you can add the leaves to potato salad. You then have a fresh, aromatic taste.

The meadow beavernelle is used in the same way as the real beavernelle (Pimpinella saxifraga).

The difference between the large meadow button and the small meadow button is the flower. The large one has reddish-brown flowers and the small one has green ones. If you collect these during the flowering period, there is no risk of confusion.

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