lady's mantle

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lady's mantle

lady's mantle

Ground cover plant, growing no more than 18 inches high(45cm), leaves have serrated edges, yellow-green clustered flowers. Used for gynecological issues, menstrual bleeding, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, improves blood clotting, cramps, spasms, gastrointestinal problems, rheumatism, can be used as vaginal douche for irritations.
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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.