Lady's mantle. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Lady's mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)

Properties of Lady's mantle

- It is an astringent and stomach tonic. Purifying. Used bowel disease and lack of appetite.
- Also against headaches and nervous fatigue.
Internal use:
- Because of its astringent action is used: diarrhea, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, metrorrhagia.
- By its purifying action is used in states that require an increase in diuresis: urinary disorders (cystitis, ureteritis urethritis, urolithiasis), hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema, obesity, fluid retention.
- Other uses include dysmenorrhea, flu, colds.
In topical use: wounds, parodontopathies, sore throat, wounds, skin and corneal ulcers, conjunctivitis, dermatitis, rashes, stretch marks, pruritus, vulvovaginitis, bleeding postafeitado (lotion).

Contraindications of Lady's mantle
- Gastritis, peptic ulcer
- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side effects of
Lady's mantle
- As the tannins can be irritating to the gastrointestinal mucosa in some people, to alleviate it can be prescribed as a capsule or mixed with other plants such as marshmallow.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.
- Its use as a diuretic in the presence of hypertension, heart disease or moderate to severe renal insufficiency, should be done only by prescription and under medical supervision, for possible tension decompensation.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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