What is Lady’s Mantle used for?
Lady’s Mantle or lion’s foot (Alchemilla mollis, A. vulgaris) is an herb that is found in Europe. It is a perineal related to roses that are used in gardens as an ornamental plant, while the leaves have traditionally been used as a tea with medicinal properties.
Lady’s Mantle leaves contain several active constituents, including phenolic compounds and tannins.
Lady’s Mantle has the following properties:
- Speeds up wound healing
- Improves female reproductive health
- Hormone regulator
How should I take Lady’s Mantle?
Lady’s Mantle is commercially available as an extract or tincture. Take or apply medications that contain Lady’s Mantle as directed on the product label or by a doctor.
How do I store Lady’s Mantle?
This drug should be stored at room temperature (<30°C) and be protected from light and moisture. Do not allow this product to freeze. Always check the label before using this product. For safety, keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Do not use if the printed expiration date has passed, the product seal has been broken, or the product has changed in color, odor, or consistency.
Do not dispose of this product by pouring it down the drain, toilet, or into the environment. Ask your pharmacist regarding the proper way and location of disposal.
Precautions & Warnings
What should I know before using Lady’s Mantle?
Herbal supplements are generally safe to take in moderate amounts as directed by a health professional. However, because most herb and food supplements are not approved by the FDA for treating and preventing specific diseases, recommended daily values are not always established.
Despite being advertised as “all-natural” or “safe,” natural or food supplements must be treated as conventional medication. Certain herbal preparations can interact with other medications you are taking, increasing the risk of adverse drug reactions and toxicity.
Before using this medication, inform your doctor if:
- You have ever had an allergic reaction to Lady’s Mantle or other supplements.
- You have a history of allergy to other medications, food, or other substances.
- You are taking other medications.
- You have underlying health conditions.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There is insufficient data regarding the use and safety of this supplement during pregnancy. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus, as determined by your doctor.
This supplement is not likely excreted in breast milk. This drug should be used while breastfeeding only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the child, as determined by your doctor.
What side effects can occur from Lady’s Mantle?
All drugs have the potential to elicit side effects even with normal use. Many side effects are dose-related and will resolve when it is adjusted or at the end of therapy.
Potential side effects while using this drug include:
- Gastrointestinal discomfort
- Skin irritation
You may experience some, none, or other side effects not mentioned above. If you have any concerns about a side effect or it becomes bothersome, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Lady’s Mantle?
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and inform your doctor and pharmacist.
The liquid extract preparation of this medication may contain alcohol. Avoid taking the following together with this preparation:
- CNS depressants
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted with another drug, or discontinue using the drug.
Does food or alcohol interact with Lady’s Mantle?
This medication may be taken with or without food. If you experience any gastrointestinal discomfort, taking this medication with meals may prevent this symptom. The liquid extract preparation of this medication may contain alcohol so alcohol consumption should be limited to prevent intoxication, especially in children or adults who may operate machinery.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.
What health conditions may interact with Lady’s Mantle?
This drug should be taken with caution if you have any of the following conditions or risk factors:
- Allergy to any of the ingredients
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions.
The information provided is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Lady’s Mantle.
What is the dose of Lady’s Mantle for an adult?
The recommended dosage of this drug has not been established for treating any specific disease or condition. Consult a doctor for the appropriate indication and dosage.
What is the dose of Lady’s Mantle for a child?
This drug is not recommended for use in children and the recommended dose has not been established. Consult with a doctor or pharmacist for alternatives and more information.
How is Lady’s Mantle available?
This drug is available in the following dosage forms:
- Liquid extract
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of this drug, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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