Lady's Mantle

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Common Name Lady's Mantle
Latin Name Alchemilla mollis
Family Rosacea
Part Used Leaves
Gathering Time Mid to late summer
Constituents Tannin, bitters, salicylic acid
Actions Astringent, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, emmenagogue, vulnerary
Common Uses Used for painful menses
Contraindications Avoid during pregnancy.
Possible Drug Interactions Unknown
Overdose Symptoms Unknown

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