Alchemillae herba

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 31.07.2021

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Synonym(s)

lady's mantle herb; Official extract (positive monograph of Commission E) obtained from the herb of the Lady's Mantle plant.

Ingredients
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Naturopathically, the whole herb is used, but not the root. The extract contains tannins (6-8% to max. 18%) and flavenoids (about 2%). The tannins belong mainly to the hydrolysable tannins, which are also called ellagitannins. The main component is agrimoniin (gallotannin, a tannin consisting of 4 hexahydroxydiphenic acid units).

HMPC: not edited.
ESCOP monograph: non-specific
diarrhoea, gastrointestinal complaints, menstrual painCommission
E monograph: mild non-specific diarrhoea.

Field of application/use
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Lady's mantle tea is used for mild (non-specific) diarrhea (A09.9) caused by gastrointestinal germs. In folk medicine, the tea is used for menstrual disorders and menopausal complaints.

Dosage
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Average daily dose 5.0-10.0g of the drug.

To prepare a tea infusion, pour 1 cup of hot water over 3 teaspoons (1 teaspoon = approx. 0.9 g) and sieve off after 10 minutes.

Contraindication
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Not known. For infants and toddlers, use only after consultation with a doctor.

Trade names
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Salviathymol® drops

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Last updated on: 31.07.2021