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Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica is a powerhouse herb that is packed full of vitamins and nutrients. It has been used for centuries to treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • treat painful muscles and joints

  • eczema

  • arthritis

  • gout

  • anemia

  • wound healing

  • urinary problems

  • enlarged prostate (called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)

  • hay fever

  • fatigue

  • treats dandruff, stimulates hair growth, and prevents hair loss

  • total body detoxifier

  • antidote for insect and animal bites

  • scurvy

  • ringworm and intestinal worms

  • antidote for poison

  • laxative

  • mouth and throat infections

  • ameliorate the side effects of some drugs

  • leaves were powdered and used as a styptic for nosebleeds

  • internally for excessive menstruation and internal bleeding

  • chickenpox

  • lowers blood pressure

  • reduces cardiovascular stress

  • stimulates milk production

  • eases female issues of all types

  • improves circulation

  • prevents and heals kidney and spleen issues

  • strengthens bones

  • Improves all skin issues

  • lowers blood sugar and stimulates the pancreas

  • treats all digestive issues

  • treats respiratory issues


Nettle can alter the menstrual cycle and may contribute to miscarriage, pregnant women should not use nettle

Nettle may interfere with blood-thinning drugs

Nettle should never be applied to an open wound

Nettle leaf

  • This listing is for 1 oz of dred nettle leaf

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