Lady's Mantel gets its Latin name, Alchemilla, from the alchemists who collected the morning dew from the folds in its leaves, to use as a base for their formulas. This water was believed to be magical and holy.
Lady's Mantel is a wound healer, stopping bleeding inside and out, including excessive menstrual bleeding. It is also considered a pregnancy tonic, and often used along side Raspberry Leaf. Lady’s mantle has also been used to address endometriosis, fibroids, and incompetence of the cervix.
It also makes a wonderful sitz bath after birth.
Lady's Mantle is ruled by Venus.
Dosage: Infusion:2 tsp per cup of water, steeped for 10 to 15 minutes, 3 x per day.