Lady’s mantle leaf | Alchemilla vulgaris | Organic


There is not much research into Lady’s mantle however the constituents are well researched. The main actions from the Tannins being astringent which helps stop bleeding externally and in the gut and also acts as a uterine astringent, reducing discharge and bleeding.

The Antioxidant properties from the proanthocyanins and flavonoids provide protection to the cells and have anti-inflammatory actions including LOX and PAF inhibition.

Traditionally Lady’s mantle has been used for painful and heavy periods, and externally for wound care, diarrhoea and dysentery due to the high astringency.

Taken as a tea the tannins are best extracted in water therefore it should be used for menstrual bleeding and diarrhoea. The flavonoids are best extracted in an alcohol based tincture. (2)


  1. Fisher, C, 2009 Materia Medica of Western Herbs.
  2. Vasorelaxant and blood pressure lowering effects of alchemilla vulgaris: A comparative study of methanol and aqueous extracts.  Pharmacogn Mag. 2015 Jan-Mar; 11(41): 163–169.
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Additional information


Dried Ladys Mantle leaf organic


Urinary astringent, Styptic, Antioxidant


Tannins – Ellagic acid, proanthocyanins, Flavonoids – quercetin, luteolin,, Triterpenoids – Ursolic acid, Oleanolic acid, Salicylic acid


Do not use during pregnancy. This herb has GRAS rating {Generally Recognised as Safe}. Herbs should generally be avoided when pregnant or trying to conceive. Please consult with a qualified practitioner before self-prescribing. May prevent iron absorption due to tannin content, take iron supplements an hour apart from the tea.


Steep 1 teaspoon of herb for 10-20 minutes. Drink 1-3 times daily.


20 grams, 30 grams, 50 grams

Country of origin

Lady's mantle grows naturally in the Uk and Europe. This tea is organically grown and harvested in Romania.