This plant is proven to help with various conditions such as bleeding, insect bite, nausea and vomiting, eczema and dermatitis, mild diarrhea, rheum and gout, hemorrhoids and ulcers.
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris) is rich in flavonoids, organic acid, tannin, phytosterol, salicylic acid, essential oils and Vitamin C.
Its bitter taste originates from the tannin, which also has an antiflammatory and antibacterial property. However, this 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
Unfortunately, a lot of women are affected by the inability to get pregnant. Lady’s Mantle might be the solution to a problem like this. 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.
What s more, 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 childbirth.
Moreover, this plant is recommended if any injuries after childbirth occurred, or for recovery after a complicated delivery and loosen stomach.
Helps with PMS and menopause issues
Lady’s Mantle also fights against fibroids, cysts and endometriosis and it eases menstrual cramps. It regulates the menstrual cycle and alleviates menopausal symptoms. It is used to ease painful and heavy menstrual bleeding since tannins and astringents normalize the bleeding.
What is more, if combined with another 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 research concludes that the Lady’s mantle plant stops various bacteria from developing. Bacteria such as staphylococcus for example which is resistant to many antibiotics. Furthermore, this plant also has antiviral properties.
It regenerates and tones the uterus and helps with wound healing, so it is concluded that this herb is an excellent remedy for HPV diseases. Japanese scientists and doctors have found that the agrimonin, an ingredient found in this plant, can stop breast cancer from developing.
Lady’s mantle tea
To make tea from this plant you need to 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 g to 50 g of dried Lady’s mantle without roots in boiling water. Use it for vaginal douches or as a cure for intestinal problems.
Boil 200 g of dry or fresh Lady’s mantle plant without roots in 3 l of water. Pour it into the tub and put in some more 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.