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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Stinging Nettle (Nettle)
MEDICINAL USE
increases urine output and increases the removal of uric acid. The diuretic action of Urtica makes it useful in the treatment of edema, arthritis with swollen joints, and congestive heart disease. The root is indicated in BPH and uterine hemorrhages. Is specific for nervous eczema and will strengthen and support the whole body. Plays an important role in chronic and degenerative condition of the musculoskeletal system such as RA, OA, gout, joint pain and myalgia.
Stinging Nettle (Nettle)
Urtica dioica
Antiallergic, Antihistamine, Astringent, Antiinflammatory, Diuretic, Expectorant, Antiseptic, Vasodilator, Detox
COMBINES WITH
Saw Palmetto
WARNINGS
Possible allergic reaction...pharyngeal constriction and aggravation of sinusitis and rhinitis, stomachache, sweating
PREPARATION
Capsules: 200mg, up to 6 caps per day. Infusion: 2 tsp/ cup, TID to 6 times per day (may infuse overnight). Tincture: (1:5, 30%), 5 ml TID; weekly max. = 100 ml. Decoction of radix: 4-6 g QD for BPH.