Lady's mantle is a perennial herb found in North America, Europe, and Asia. It has been referenced in many herbal and magical circles since the middle ages. Folklore surrounding Lady's Mantle seems to focus on the dew that is gathered on the leaves at the center of its furrowed leaves. This dew is said hold a key ingredient in several alchemical formulas. Although its leaves bear a resemblance to cilantro, lady's mantle is in the rose family.
Common Name: Lady's Mantle
Botanical Name: Alchemilla sp.
Plant Family: Rosaceae
Synonyms: Alchemilla vulgaris
Insufficient evidence pertaining to side effects: diarrhea, heavy menstrual periods, wound healing, stomach disorders, muscle spasm and skin conditions
Not for use in pregnancy. Although I do recommend if you intend to use this herb medicinally, you seek the advice of a qualified health practitioner, especially while pregnant and nursing.
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