This plant, it is proven, may help with various conditions: bleeding, insect bite, nausea and vomiting, eczema and dermatitis, mild diarrhea especially when children are affected, rheum and gout, hemorrhoids, ulcers.
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris) contains flavonoids, organic acid, tannin, phytosterol, salicylic acid, essential oils and Vitamin C.
Its bitter taste originates from tannin, which is also an antiflammatory and antibacterial property. The plant is best known for curing conditions related to women’s health. Even the famous Swiss herbalist Johan Kincle claimed that by using this plant up to 30% of gynecology surgeries could be avoided.
Ideal herb for pregnancy
Women are more and more affected by inability to get pregnant and Lady’s Mantle might be the solution to those problems. It regulates hormones, stimulates increased secretion of progesterone and also regulates the women’s menstruating cycles which is important if a woman is trying to conceive. It’s efficient in weight loss and curing the polycystic ovaries. Lady’s mantle can prevent a miscarriage by strengthening the weak uterus muscles. Women who delivered a baby recently should drink lady’s mantle tea 8 to 10 days after the childbirth.
It is recommended if injuries after childbirth occurred, also for recovery after a complicated delivery and with loosen stomach.
Helps with PMS and menopause issues
With all the aforesaid, Lady’s Mantle also fights against fibroids, cysts and endometriosis, eases menstrual cramps. It regulates menstrual cycle and alleviates menopausal symptoms. It is used to ease painful and heavy menstrual bleeding since tannins and astringents normalize the bleeding. If combined with other herb called’ Shepherd’s Purse’, the mixture can cure vast majority of women’s medical conditions.
A douche, shower gel and tampons containing lady’s mantle are effective with fungi, bacterial vaginitis and other infections. Soak tampons in lady’s mantle tincture and use them as vaginalletes.
Kills bacteria and viruses
The most recent researches conclude that lady’s mantle plant stops various bacteria from developing, staphylococcus for example, the one that became resistant to many antibiotics. It is considered that this plant also has antiviral properties.
Having known that it regenerates and tones the uterus and helps with wound healing, it is concluded that this herb is an excellent remedy for HPV diseases.
Japanese scientists and doctors have found that agrimonin, ingredient of this plant, can stop breast cancer from developing.
Lady’s mantle tea
Put one tbsp. of lady’s mantle in hot water and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Always drink in small sips, two cups a day.
Tea for douching
Put 30 to 50g of dried plants without roots. Use it for vaginal douches or as a cure for intestinal problems.
Boil 200g of dry or fresh lady’s mantle without roots in 3l of water and pour into the tub with previously having prepared water. Lay in the tub for 10 to 20 minutes before going to sleep.
Note: People who have stomach problems, liver problems or bile issues should take lady’s mantle in small amounts.