©2018 WebMD, Inc. All rights reserved. eMedicineHealth does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See Additional Information.

Alpine Lady's Mantle

What other names is Alpine Lady's Mantle known by?

Alchemilla alpina, Alchemillae Alpinae Herba, Alchémille des Alpes, Alchémille Alpine, Alchémille Argentine, Alchémille à Feuilles Pliées.

What is Alpine Lady's Mantle?

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).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • “Female complaints.
  • Heart conditions.
  • Spasms.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of alpine lady's mantle for these uses.

How does Alpine Lady's Mantle work?

It is not known how alpine lady's mantle might work for medicinal uses.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if alpine lady's mantle is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of alpine lady's mantle during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Alpine Lady's Mantle.

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.

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).

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors

Reviewed on 6/18/2019
CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR RELATED SLIDESHOW

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors