Origin: Roots and above-ground parts of the Urtica dioica plant.
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Overview: The leaves and stems of the stinging nettle are used to help treat urination problems related to enlarged prostate, internal bleeding, nosebleeds, bowel bleeding, assisting with muscle aches and pains, and helping to treat hair loss.
While the leaves have hair-like structures that sting and also produce itching, redness and swelling, processing it through drying, freeze-drying, or cooking makes it safe to consume as a supplement.
- Providing the body with vitamins, minerals, fats, amino acids, polyphenols, and pigments which aid in defending against free radical damage
- Reducing inflammation
- Treating symptoms of an enlarged prostate
- Treating hay fever
- Lowering blood pressure
- Aiding in blood sugar control
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage of Stinging Nettle depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions.