Lady’s mantle got this gorgeous name because of its ability to treat various gynecological disorders. For ancient female herbalists, it was called ‘sinau’ (rather than Achemilla) which means wet. This flowering plant is a good relative of rose and hails from the Rosaceae family.
Lady’s mantle plant can attain a maximum height of 12 to 18 inches. It is characterized by chartreuse flowers in the form of clusters over serrated leaves.
From being an ornamental diva to catering to various diseases, the lady’s mantle has proven to be one of the most versatile herbs in town. Lady’s mantle seems to originate for the welfare of women as it evidently strengthens the uterine muscles, relieves menstrual cramps, and aids during the event of birth. Moreover, the phytochemicals present in the lady’s mantle know how to alleviate PMS, induce fertility, and reduce the irritation and itching in the vaginal region.
Women are recommended to drink its tea for at least six months after giving birth to tonify their uterine muscles and soften their breasts.
The biologically active ingredients present in lady’s mantle include tannins, ellagitannins, flavonoids, and much more that not only help with gynecological problems but also cater to gastrointestinal tract problems and sore throat.