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Ladies mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)

Synonyms/Common Names/Related Substances:

  • Alchemillae herba, bear's foot, common ladies mantle, ellagic acid, flavonoids, Frauenmantle, Frauenmantelkraut, glucuronyl-3 quercetol, ladies cloak, ladys mantle, lady's mantle, leontopodium, lion's foot, nine hooks, pied-de-lion, quercetol, quercetin, stellaria, tannins.

Clinical Bottom Line/Effectiveness

Brief Background:

  • Ladies mantle has been used for many centuries in Europe including in Sweden and Germany. Some experts consider ladies mantle to be good for treating wounds due to its coagulation, astringent and styptic properties. It has also been used as a mouth rinse after dental procedures to help stop bleeding. However, clinical data is lacking.
  • Ladies mantle has also been used for a variety of female conditions such as menstrual disorders, including excessive menstruation and menopause, as an aid during conception, prevention of miscarriages, and to help the body heal after childbirth.
  • At this time there are no scientific studies available to evaluate the use of ladies mantle for any indication.

Dosing/Toxicology

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Interactions

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References

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