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Lady's Mantle is rich in tannins, salicylic acid, essential oil, bitter substances and phytosterols. It also contains vitamin C and numerous minerals. Many of the herb’s constituents, especially the tannins and the bitter substances, are thought to have a balancing and regulating effect on the female reproductive system.
The active compounds of yarrow are a volatile oil, containing a- and b- pinenes; acetate, borneol, caryophyllene, eugenol, farnesene, myrcene, salicylic acid, thujone, cineole, camphene, camphor, gamma terpinene, isoartemisia ketone, chamazulene, limonene, sabinene and tricyclene and esquiterpene lactones.
St. John's wort was used for the first time in Greece for various nervous disorders. St. John's wort also may have antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral properties. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it has been applied to the skin with wounds and burns.
Motherwort herb is especially aligned with the healing of women. The herb has traditionally been used as a remedy for stress and tension during the later stages of pregnancy and the birth and the postnatal period.
Milk Thistle seeds have strong liver function supporting properties. The seeds of the plant contain an isomeric mixture of flavonolignans collectively known as silymarin. Milk thistle seeds contain approximately 4–6 % silymarin.
A good herb for the respiratory tract. Because knotgrass contains silicic acid it may be helpful in strengthening the connective tissue of the lungs and in Europe it has been used as a remedy for pulmonary tuberculosis and chronic bronchitis.