This plant is rich in flavonoids, tannins, organic acids, salicylic acid, phytosterines, essential oil and vitamin C. The high amounts of tannins contribute to its bitter taste.
The tannins also provides the plant with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Lady’s mantle, or Alchemilla vulgaris,is one of the healthiest plants when it comes to dealing with various types of women’s diseases. Here, we explore the different ways in which this plant can be beneficial to women.
Perfect For Pregnant Women
Lady’s mantle is very effective when it comes to treating infertility. It’s an efficient hormone regulator that also stimulates the growth of progesterone. It also promotes regular periods, which is essential when you’re trying to conceive. Furthermore, it’s helpful in the weight loss process and also beneficial for polycystic ovaries.
This wonderful herb can also help women with a weak uterus as it strengthens the uterus. It is advisable to drink lady’s mantle tea 8-10 days after giving birth. It is great for recovery from a severe birth as well as for women with a “loose” stomach.
It’s Great For PMS and Menopause
This plant is very effective in preventing and treating various health problems like cysts, fibroids, and endometriosis, in addition to relieving menstrual cramps, regulating menstrual cycle, as well as alleviating menopausal symptoms.
- insect bites
- nausea and vomiting
- sore throat
- eczema and dermatitis
- mild diarrhea
- gout and rheumatism
Lady’s Mantle Tea
In a cup of boiling water, add 1 teaspoon of lady’s mantle and leave it for 5-10 minutes. Drink it in sips, at least 2 cups in a day.
In a liter of water, add 30-50 grams of dried herb, without the root. This tea should be used for vaginal rinsing. You can also use it as enema, if you’ve problems with your intestine.
Lady’s Mantle Bath
In 3 liters of boiling water, add 200 g or dried or fresh lady’s mantle. Pour the mixture into a bath tub filled with water. Soak in this bath for 15-20 minutes before bedtime.
If you have liver problems, stomach problems, or gall problems, you need to use small amounts of lady’s mantle, or avoid it altogether.