Alchemilla alpina, Alchemillae Alpinae Herba, Alchémille des Alpes, Alchémille Alpine, Alchémille Argentine, Alchémille à Feuilles Pliées.
Alpine lady's mantle is an herb. It is used to make medicine.
People take alpine lady's mantle for fluid retention, spasms, heart conditions, and various “female complaints.”
Don’t confuse alpine lady's mantle (Alchemilla alpina) with lady’s mantle (Alchemilla xanthochlora).
How does it work?
It is not known how alpine lady's mantle might work for medicinal uses.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- “Female complaints.”
- Heart conditions.
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
The appropriate dose of alpine lady's mantle depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for alpine lady's mantle. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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