Stinging Nettle, A Nutritive Herb and Energizing Tea

By | October 11, 2015

Stinging nettle is a leafy herbaceous plant that grows as a wild green all over the world in mild to temperate climate zones. One of nature’s top nutritive herbs and vitamin-mineral rich plant-based supplements, nettles are available in many forests, foothills and coastal locations worldwide.

The common nettle plant has been valued for centuries as a nutritious tonic tea extremely dense in energizing substances and unique plant constituents that are nourishing to the blood as well as cleansing to the body. The wild plant has a rich history of use in European herbalism.

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Top Tips for Harvesting Stinging Nettle:

Additional Sourced Info
Phenolic Compounds Analysis of Root, Stalk, and Leaves of Nettle:
Long-term efficacy and safety of a combination of sabal and urtica extract for lower urinary tract symptoms–a placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter trial:
Ryan Drum, NETTLES (Urtica dioica v.Lyalli):
Total Phenolic and Flavonoid Contents of Aqueous Extract of Stinging Nettle:
The histological and histometrical effects of Urtica dioica extract on rat’s prostate hyperplasia:
The effect of extracts of the roots of the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) on the interaction of SHBG with its receptor on human prostatic membranes:
The Efficacy of Stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica) in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia:
Nettle extract (Urtica dioica) affects key receptors and enzymes associated with allergic rhinitis:
Complementary Therapies in Allergic Rhinitis:
Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians):
Antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiulcer and analgesic activities of nettle (Urtica dioica L.:

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