Common Ladys Mantle Alchemilla vulgaris (Rosaceae)

Other Names: lion’s foot, bear’s foot, common alchemil
Traditional Uses:eye disorders, stop bleeding, menstrual disorders and childbirth
Magical Uses:produce gold
Description: Grows 6-18 inches tall, leaves are pleated and cloak shaped. In summer will blossom small yellow-green flowers.

Use: Use leaves and flower shoots for eye disorders and to staunch bleeding. Also traditionally used as an aid in childbirth and treatment for menstrual disorders.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

Written by Melanie Hooten

Leave a Reply