Published September 18, 1986.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Alchemillae herba, lady's mantle.
Lady's mantle herb consists of the fresh or dried, above-ground parts of Alchemilla vulgaris L. [Fam. Rosaceae], gathered at flowering time, as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains tannins and flavonoids.
Light and nonspecific diarrhea.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
5 - 10 g of herb; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Cut herb for infusions and decoctions, as well as other galenical preparations for internal use.
If diarrhea persists longer than 3 - 4 days, consult with a physician.