Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla xanthochlora) is a rich source of tannins, flavonoids, salicylic acid and mineral salts. Extracts from the herb have been used to stop both internal and external bleeding and to heal wounds. It is also effective in cases of excessive menstrual bleeding and cramps. It is said to have a beneficial effect on hormonal levels and is recommended in cases of amenorrhea (absence of menstruation) and menopausal disorders. The high salicylic acid content is useful in treating inflammation and fevers. Lady’s mantle is used for excessive menstrual bleeding, leucorrhea, diarrhea, and enteritis (inflammation of small intestine) and as a wash or poultice for wounds. A lady's mantle decoction also makes an excellent skin lotion that can help eliminate rashes formed by diseases like eczema. It can be used to heal cuts, wounds, external sores and all kinds of insect bites. This decoction can also be used as a mouthwash to treat cases of mouth ulcers, bleeding gums and as a gargle for sore throats.
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Lady’s Mantle can provide relief for: • Bleeding (internal/external) • Fevers • Menstrual (bleeding/cramps) • Mouth Sores • Wounds