lady's mantle

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lady's mantle,

n Latin names:
Alchemilla mollis, Alchemilla vulgaris; parts used: flowers, roots, leaves; uses: topically controls bleeding, astringent, menstrual cramps, symptoms of menopause, diarrhea; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, hepatotoxicity. Also called
bear's foot, dewcup, leontopodium, lion's foot, nine hooks, or
stellaria.
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These include the Arctic alpine mountain avens, the Arctic gentian, bird's eye primrose, sedge, two species of violets, the southern species hoary rock rose and, of course, lady's mantle.
Margaret, who began her research into lady's mantle in 1951, said: "I'm very honoured to be the first Pendlebury Award winner.
There are 13 species of lady's mantle, with three occurring only in Teesdale and Weardale.