A plants of the genus Urtica where stinging nettle is a species containing important phytonutrients including a histamine, acetylcholine and serotonin.
Nettle historically been used as a diuretic, pain reliever, and tonic, and to support the urinary and immune body systems. Nettle is useful for the body that is experiencing painful urination. Nettle is specific for respiratory allergies, and the root was proven effective for benign prostatic enlargement (BPE).
Nettle acts as a diuretic, pain reliever, and tonic. Nettle is used for BHP, kidney problems, allergies, arthritis, and helps with other inflammatory conditions.
Nettle is the common name for the flowering plants of the genus Urtica where stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a species of this herbaceous flowering plant. Nettle helps strengthen and supports the whole body. Nettle may be useful in supporting upper respiratory health, as it contains natural histamine activity.
Stinging nettle originates from Europe and Asia. In medieval Europe, diuretics and remedies for joint problems were made from stinging nettle. Healers in traditionally used the branches of stinging nettle to strike the arms or legs of paralyzed patients in order to activate their muscles. Stinging nettle root is approved for internal use by the German Commission E for difficulty in urination in benign prostatic hyperplasia stages.
Phytochemicals: Histamine, Acetylcholine, Serotonin, Flavonol glycosides, Sitosterol, Lectin, Coumarins, Hydroxysitosterol, Scopoletin, Tannins, Lignans.
The anti-inflammatory/fungicidal chemical in this plant is 2-methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone.
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Helps strengthen and support for allergies, chronic inflammations, excessive mucous drainage, ulcerations of the mucous membranes, burning and difficult urination, hemorrhoids, swollen prostate gland, arthritis, gout, gas, colic, lactation, psoriasis, profuse menstruation, pregnancy, postpartum, libido.
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