This herb works as a natural hormone regulator; it increases the progesterone and regulates the natural menstrual cycle which is very important if you are trying to conceive.
This herb which is generally known as lady’s mantle, rabbit’s foot or lions leg and many other popularly names in medicine is known as Alchemilla vulgaris and her healing properties and great impact on women’s health are known since middle age. Today it is considered to be one of the universal medicine for all women medical problems and many more.
In medical purposes we collect the leafs and flowers from this herb or in some cases the whole plant (it is known that root has many healing properties). The leafs may be collected in spring and the best thing to do is to collect them when they flourish (July, August). As well you may collect them even after flourishing but then the healing properties are not that strong.
Alchemilla vulgaris has flavonoids, organic acids, tannins, salicylic acid and a great amount of vitamin C.
Even though many of her healing properties are still not examined and proved, this herb is the best natural medicine for infertility. It works as a natural hormone regulator, increases the level of progesterone and regulates the menstrual cycle which is very important if you are trying to conceive. Alchemilla vulgaris strengthens the wall of the uterus and protects from miscarriage and polycystic ovaries and also helps with cutting some extra fat.
On the other hand this herb helps in problems with myomas, cysts, endometriosis, period crams and symptoms of menopause. In it has tannins that help in painful periods and it regulates the bleeding.
This herb has effects in treatment of bacterial infections. You may use it in a such way that you will insert a tampon previously sodden in tannin.
Latest researches show that Alchemilla vulgaris works against staphylococci, bacteria which has become resistant to many antibiotics and Japanese scientists have discovered that this herb contains a substance which helps in breast cancer prevention.
Products from Alchemilla vulgaris:
Take one small spoon filled with Alchemilla vulgaris and put it in a cup with hot water and leave it to cool for 10 min. Drink it in sips twice a day.
Take 3 l water and 30 to 50 gr dried herb without the root. Use this decoction for vaginal rinse or as enema if you are having problems with your digestive track.
Take 200 gr of fresh herb and boil it together with 3 l water and put it in bath. Stay in this bath for 10 to 20 min and then rest.