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Lady's Mantle

Other Names: Lady's Mantle, Common Lady's Mantle, Our Lady's Mantle, Dewcup, Common Alchemil, Leontopodium, Lion's Foot, Bear's Foot, Nine Hooks, Woman's Best Friend, Mantell Fair, Alchemilla Vulgaris
Traditional Usages: Inflamed Wounds, Stop Bleeding, Vomitting, Disorders in Women's Breasts, Help Control Excessive Menstrual Bleeding, Vaginal Itching, Vaginal Discharge, Wash for Cuts, Scrapes, Eczema and Burns, Green Dye, Children's Diarrhea, Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers, Promote Quiet Sleep, Gastroenteritis, Diarrhea, Gargle for Sore Throat, Laryngitis, Mouth Ulcers, Coughs, Colds
Resources: Britain, Artic Europe, Poland,  North America, Iceland, Asia
Parts Used: Herb, Root
Administration Method: Cut herb for infusions and decoctions.
Herb Action: Astringent
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Lady's Mantle - Herbal remedy for Uterine Bleeding: Lady’s mantle is used to treat menstrual irregularities and difficulties. Its rich concentrations of tannin make it especially valuable in curbing heavy or excessive menstrual flow. Lady's mantle is found both in the wild and in cultivated gardens. A tea can be prepared by infusing 2 teaspoons of the dried herb in one cup of boiling water.

Lady’s Mantle - Herbal remedy for Flushing:  Infuse one teaspoon of the dried herb in a cup of boiling water for 7-minutes. Then strain and cool.
Drink two to three cups of lady's mantle tea each day.

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