Also known as dew-cap, lady’s mantle is a European herb. The name “alchemilla” derives from “alchemy” because of the medieval belief that that water droplets on the leaves could turn metals into gold. It has been used to heal wounds and stop hemorrhage, to treat muscle spasms, swelling, and inflammation, to treat digestive problems, diarrhea and diabetes. It is mostly used to treat women’s problems such as menopausal symptoms, menstrual problems, etc.
Alterative, anti-inflammatory, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, styptic, uterine stimulant, vulnerary
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