Alchemists believed the morning dew collected from the funnel shaped leaves had ‘magical’ properties. (‘Alchemilla’ means ‘little magical one’) The name ‘Lady’s Mantle’ is derived from the plants astringent properties & it’s 16th century use as a means of restoring a women’s virginity. Long used to regulate menstrual cycles, relieve cramps and menstrual flow, once used to facilitate childbirth. Do not use during pregnancy.

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