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?

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Written by Melanie Hooten

Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.


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