Have you ever heard about Lady’s Mantle? This is a plant which is abundant in organic acids, flavonoids, phytosterols, tannins, essential oil, salicylic acid, and lot of vitamin C. The abundance of tannins is responsible for the bitter taste of the plant, but also for its strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lady’s mantle is one of the best and most effective plants you can use to treat various women’s diseases.
Johan Kincora is a Swiss herbalist who believes the tea from this plant can help prevent 30 percent of all gynecological problems.
Great for Pregnant Women
Lady’s mantle is known to help women trying to conceive by boosting their fertility. It regulates the hormones, stimulates growth of progesterone, and regulates the menstrual cycle – important facts if you are trying to get pregnant. Moreover, this plant helps with polycystic ovaries as well as the weight loss process. It strengthens the uterus, thus protecting pregnant women and those with weak uterus.
However, the tea from Lady’s mantle is not only recommended for pregnant women or those trying to be, but also for those who have recently given birth. They should drink Lady’s mantle tea 8-10 days after giving a birth, especially if they had a complicated birth which has caused some injury and those with “loose” stomach.
Helps with PMS and Menopause
Other women’s health conditions that can be effectively treated and prevented with this plant are cysts, fibroids, endometriosis, and menstrual cramps. It relieves menstrual symptoms and regulates the period.
Lady’s mantle tea is especially beneficial for women with heavy and painful menstruation, thanks to the present astringents and tannins which normalize the bleeding process.
If you combine this plant with Shepherd’s Purse plant, you’ll get even more potent cure for numerous women diseases. Lady’s mantle bath, tampons, and vaginal douches are extremely helpful in treating bacterial vaginosis, yeast, and other vaginal infections. Just soak a tampon in a tea from Lady’s mantle and use it as a pessary.
Kills Bacteria and Viruses
According to latest research, this plant prevents and fights different types of bacteria, such as staphylococcus – a bacteria that has grown resistance to many strong antibiotics. According to researchers, Lady’s mantle has strong antiviral properties. Since this plant can tone and regenerate the uterus, and accelerate the healing process of wounds, it means it can significantly help the treatment of diseases caused by HPV.
Japanese medical experts found out that agrimonin – a compound in this plant, can prevent and stop breast cancer cells from spreading. Other ailments and health conditions that can be treated with Lady’s mantle are eczema and dermatitis, insect bites, bleeding, mild diarrhea, sore throat, hemorrhoids, rheumatism, gout, and ulcers.
How to Prepare Lady’s Mantle Tea
Boil a cup of water and add a teaspoon of lady’s mantle. Let it steep for 5-10 minutes, and strain. Drink the tea in sips, and make sure you drink two cups a day.
To prepare a tea for vaginal rinsing, use 30-50 gr of dried Lady’s mantle (without the root), and a liter of water. You can also use this tea for intestine problems or as an enema.
Lady’s Mantle Bath
Boil 3 l of water and add 200 gr of fresh or dried Lady’s mantle. Add this mixture to your bath tub filled with water and soak for 15-20 minutes before going to bed.
Note: Lady’s mantle is not recommended for those with liver, stomach, and gall bladder problems.