Nettle

Urtica dioica

Herbal Actions

  • Antihistamine
  • Diuretic
  • Nutritive
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antirheumatic

Used For

  • Urinary tract disorders (bed wetting, frequent urination, urinary retention
  • Rheumatism & sciatica
  • Skin conditions (eczema & acne)
  • Iron deficiency
  • As an irrigation for inflammatory conditions of the lower urinary tract

Avoid If...

You have a Urticaceae allergy

References

  • Blumenthal, M., & Busse, W. R. (1998). Expanded Commission E Monographs. Austin, Texas : Boston : American Botanical Council

  • World Heath Organisation. (2004). WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants: Volume 2. World Health Organisation, Geneva