Alpine Lady's Mantle herb (Alchemillae alpinae herba)

Published August 29, 1992.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)


Name of Drug

Alchemillae alpinae herba, alpine lady's mantle herb.

Composition of Drug

Alpine lady's mantle herb consists of the fresh or dried, above-ground parts of Alchemilla alpina L. [Fam. Rosaceae], as well as preparations thereof.

Pharmacological Properties, Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology

Not known.

Clinical Data 1. Uses Preparations of alpine lady's mantle are used as a diuretic, antispasmodic and cardioactive agent, as well as for female complaints.

The effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented.

2. Risks

None known.


Since the effectiveness for the claimed uses is not documented, a therapeutic application cannot be recommended.