Meadowsweet (Spirea Ulmaria) - Associations: Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Gemini, also Bloddeuwedd, Danu - Strongly associated with Goddess worship, particularly in her Maiden aspect. Used in love magick and enchantments.
Hydrangea can be used medicinally. Native Americans used the root as a diuretic and detoxifier. The bark of the hydrangea was used to ease muscle sprains and burns. It is still used today in alternative medicine as a tonic herb.