Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)


Also Known as: Dewcup, Lion's Foot, Ninne Hooks

Uses: Teas, extracts

Parts Used: Aerial portions

Lady's Mantle is found both in the wild and in cultivated gardens. It has a time honored traditional use as a woman's healing herb. It contains salicylic acid and has sedative properties that help to alleviate painful menstruation and cramps. Lady’s Mantle has astringent and styptic properties, on account of the tannin it contains. These rich concentrations of tannins make this magical plant valuable in curbing heavy menstrual flow. Extracts have been used to stop both internal and external bleeding and heal wounds. It is said it has a beneficial effect on hormonal levels and is recommended for menopause disorders. Used as a decoction, it makes an excellent skin lotion to treat rashes such as eczema, mouth wash for ulcers, bleeding gums and gargle for sore throats. It is also used as a liver decongestant.You will find Lady's Mantle in Happy Bee Whimsical Tea.

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