Latin Name: Alchemilla vulgaris
The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action. This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are adequate results to demonstrate safe and/or effective human use.
- Petersen, D. (2016). Course Material: Herb503, Advanced Materia Medica II. American College of Healthcare Sciences. www.achs.edu
- Alchemilla mollis was effective against the influenza virus in vitro. From: Makau, J. N., Watanabe, K., & Kobayashi, N. (2013). Anti-influenza activity of Alchemilla mollis extract: Possible virucidal activity against influenza virus particles. Drug discoveries & therapeutics, 7(5), 189-195.
- Methanol extracts of lady’s mantle had a vaso-relaxant effect on endothelium intact rat mesenteric arteries. From: Takır, S., Altun, I. H., Sezgi, B., Süzgeç-Selçuk, S., Mat, A., & Uydeş-Doǧan, B. S. (2015). Vasorelaxant and blood pressure lowering effects of alchemilla vulgaris: A comparative study of methanol and aqueous extracts. Pharmacognosy magazine, 11(41), 163.
- Research was reviewed on the following plants for treating recurrent apthous (mouth) ulcers: Satureja khuzistanica, Aloe vera, Myrrh, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Alchemilla vulgaris, Myrtus communis, Melissa officinalis, Rhizophora mangle, Chamomile, Rosa damascena, Nicotiana tabacum, Punica granatum, Ageratina pichinchensis, Norwegian LongoVital, Lavendula angustifolia oil, and Perilla frutescens oil. From: Heydarpour, F., Abasabadi, M., Shahpiri, Z., Vaziri, S., Nazari, H. A., Najafi, F., … & Farzaei, M. H. (2018). Medicinal plant and their bioactive phytochemicals in the treatment of recurrent aphthous ulcers: A review of clinical trials. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 12(23), 27.
SKIN / WOUND
- In this review of human studies on herbs for wound healing, the following plants were discussed: Aloe vera, Salvia miltiorrhizia, Alchemilla vulgaris, Angelica sinensis, Origanum vulgare, Lavandula stoechas, Radix astragalis, Rehmanniae radix, Ageratina pichinchensis, Calendula officianalis, and Mimosa tenaiflora. From: Lordani, T. V. A., de Lara, C. E., Ferreira, F. B. P., de Souza Terron Monich, M., Mesquita da Silva, C., Lordani, F., … & Lonardoni, M. V. C. (2018). Therapeutic effects of medicinal plants on cutaneous wound healing in humans: A systematic review. Mediators of inflammation, 2018.
Compiled by: Kathy Sadowski
Last Updated: 10/4/19