Alchemilla vulgaris known as a panacea for all female diseases. Droplets of the leaves are an integral part of many drinks. Blooms from late May to early fall, with small greenish-yellow flowers.
The leaves can be harvested in the spring, but the best is to be collected at time of flowering.
Alchemilla vulgaris or girl’s gown contains flavonoids, organic acids, tannins, salicylic acid, essential oils and a real treasure of vitamin C. With these ingredients, this herb is a real treasure for solving women’s problems.
Alchemists collected the drops of rainwater that kept in the middle of the lraves because they believed that it possesses a variety of magical and supernatural properties.
The Latin name of this herb, Alchemilla vulgaris, is derived from the Arabic word alkimiya, which means a cure for all diseases.
It stops the growth of breast cancer
Japanese researchers found that the substance agrimonin in alchemilla vulgaris prevents breast cancer.
In addition, effectively treats inflammation of stomach and intestinal mucosa, ulcers, diarrhea, inflammation of the pharynx and oral cavity, wounds after tooth extraction, rheumatic diseases, anemia, diabetes, obesity, onset of skin eczema and purulent wounds.
It helps with infertility
One of the more difficult problems that disturb women’s inability to conceive. This plant is the best choice for treating infertility.It acts as an excellent regulator of hormones and leads to proper menstruation, which is very important when trying to fertilization.
Also, eliminate excess weight and helps with polycystic ovaries.
It helps with PMS and menopause
Besides these effects on women’s health, alchemilla vulgaris acts against fibroids, endometriosis, relieve menstrual pains, regulates the menstrual cycle.
Used in painful menstruation because it contains tannins that normalize bleeding. When combined with shepherd’s purse plant, you get a cure for all female diseases.
Effectively helps flushing and vaginal swabs other infections. Soak tampons in tincture made with alchemilla vulgaris and use as vaginal.
Notice: Not recommended for pregnant women, nursing mothers and people with liver disease!
Tea from alchemilla vulgaris
Using two teaspoons of green tea alchemilla vulgaris in 200 ml boiling water. Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes, then strain. The tea is drunk in small sips slowly, three cups a day – freshly prepared.
In the case of amenorrhea tea should be more concentrated (left to stand for more than 15 min).
Women who have had a previous abortion or risk thereof should drink 4-6 cups of tea a day.
Against white discharge is preparing a beverage: in 1 liter of boiling water add 50 grams of dried alchemilla vulgaris rootless and drink warm during the day.
You can drink it alone or in combination with other herbs (chamomile, calendula, sage, yarrow).
In treating cramps and muscle pain, muscle weakness and anemia in children it is recommended to take 2 cups of tea daily.
To relieve menstrual pains
Mix 50 g alchemilla vulgaris and raspberry leaf, 25 g lemon balm and 1 tablespoon of the mixture pour 200 ml boiling water and leave to a covered stand for one hour, then strain. Drink 2-3 cups of tea a day freshly prepared.
Mix equal amounts alchemilla vulgaris and mustard and with spoon the mixture Pour 200 ml boiling water and leave a covered for half an hour. Strain and drink 2-3 cups of tea a day for three months, with breaks during menstruation.
Mix equal parts alchemilla vulgaris, calendula and yarrow, and three tablespoons of the mixture is poured a liter of boiling water and leave for half an hour, then strain. Drink three cups of tea a day, 40 days.
Wine for appetite stimulation
In 100 ml of hot wine adds a handful of freshly picked flowers and leaves alchemilla vulgaris and cover until cool. Drink small cup before each meal.
Pour tea spoon of alchemilla vulgaris 200 ml boiling water and let stand 20 minutes. Strain and drink in sips, 2-3 cups of tea per day for at least ten days after delivery.
Bath for pregnant women
Soaked 200 g alchemilla vulgaris in cold water and let stand overnight and the morning heat, strain and add to the bath.
Mix 25 g alchemilla vulgaris, quince seed, sallow – grass, chamomile and thyme, and 3 tablespoons of the mixture is poured in half a liter of boiling water, let stand overnight. In the morning strain and drink in sips.
Placed 200 g alchemilla vulgaris in a glass jar and pour brandy with 60% alcohol, and left to a warm and sunny place to stand for 3 weeks, with occasional shaking. In the case of internal bleeding drink 10-15 drops dissolved in a cup of water twice daily.
Wash and drain a handful of fresh alchemilla vulgaris and then squeeze with a rolling pin and place on the sore spot. It is recommended in case of burning, stinging or irritation of the skin.