Vaginal issues are very common and regardless of their cause, they still seek medical attention. The good news is that there is a way to prevent bacteria from reaching the vaginal area.
This plant works well as a natural regulator of hormones, progesterone stimulates growth and regulates the menstrual cycle, which is extremely important when attempting conception.
This plant is also known as Agile Frog, lion`s foot, virak, or rabbit`s foot, but is best known as the Lady`s mantle, lat. Alchemilla vulgaris, and its therapeutic properties and beneficial effects on women’s health have been known since the Middle Ages. Today it is considered as a universal natural remedy for all women, the treatment of many different diseases.
In medicinal purposes, you should collect the leaves and flowers or whole plant with flowers (the root has no medicinal properties!). The leaves can be harvested in the spring, but the best time to pick them is in July / August. The leaves can also be collected after blooming, but then they do not have that kind of healing power.
Lady`s mantle contains flavonoids, organic acids, tannins, salicylic acid and a real treasure of vitamin C.
Although a large number of its medicinal properties have not yet been explored, lady`s mantle is the best natural remedy for infertility treatment. It acts as an excellent natural regulator of hormones; progesterone stimulates growth and regulates the menstrual cycle, which is extremely important when it comes to the conception. Lady`s mantle reinforces the wall of the uterus and thus protects against miscarriages, and help with polycystic ovary and to remove unwanted pounds.
In addition to these health benefits it can help with fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, relieves menstrual and menopause symptoms. The tannins can help with the heavy and painful periods and regulate the bleeding.
This plant is very effective in treating bacterial and fungal infections. You can simply use tampons soaked in a tincture of the plant.
Recent research has shown that lady’s mantle acts against staphylococcus bacteria that have become resistant to many antibiotics, and Japanese scientists have discovered that the substances in the plant prevent breast cancer.
USES OF LADY’S MANTLE:
- Lady’s Mantle Tea
In a cup of boiling water, add 1 teaspoon of lady’s mantle and leave it for 5-10 minutes. Drink it in sips, at least 2 cups in a day.
- Rinsing Tea
In a liter of water, add 30-50 grams of dried herb, without the root. This tea should be used for vaginal rinsing. You can also use it as enema, if you’ve problems with your intestine.
- Lady’s Mantle Bath
In 3 liters of boiling water, add 200 g or dried or fresh lady’s mantle. Pour the mixture into a bath tub filled with water. Soak in this bath for 15-20 minutes before bedtime.
If you have liver problems, stomach problems, or gall problems, you need to use small amounts of lady’s mantle, or avoid it altogether.