To detoxify your skin. This elegant perennial can be found in abundance near rivers and springs. It boasts excellent draining properties, which are put to use in infusions, but also in products applied to the skin. Meadowsweet contains flavonoids and Vitamin C – both of which are potent free radical scavengers – as well as iron, sulfur and calcium. It also has astringent properties, to help tighten and tone, for firmer-looking skin.