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Biological Name: Urtica dioicanettle

Family: Urticacea

Other Names: common nettle, Nettle, common stinging nettle, Stinging Nettle

Elements Applied: Each plant’s part except the root is applied in herbal medicine.

Active Compounds:

  • Chlorophyll in large quantities
  • Acetylcholine
  • Indoles like serotonin and histamine
  • Dietary fiber, protein, Vitamin C and other vitamins.

Used For: The herb is known to relieve diarrhea, induce urination, reduce arterial tension, treat respiratory conditions, irritate skin, and stop bleeding.

Nettle is an excellent stimulant for the entire organism. It is applied as a body stimulant in spring weakness, and a cleansing remedy. The herb is successfully applied in certain cases of arthritis and rheumatic conditions. Nettle is specifically used for eczema in children, and any type of this disease may be treated using the plant. The herb can reduce nasal bleeding and help cure the symptoms of internal bleeding throughout the body, including the womb.

Conventional homoeopathists consider nettle tea to be a nourishing hair supplement which can recover hair back to its natural condition. Leaves are particularly applied for blood cleansing.

Commonly mixed with: Nettle is used in conjunction with Burdock and Figwort to relieve eczema.

Preparation and Intake: To prepare an infusion, take 1-3 teaspoons of dry herb extract and steep it for ten to fifteen minutes. The result is taken thrice per day.

In form of tincture the herb is used at a dose of 1-4 ml thrice per day.

Safety: There is no data concerning the plant’s safety level. It is possible that the plant interacts with the medicine you use. Speak to your health-care provider before using the remedy.