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Urtica dioica Fol / Nettle Leaf Tincture

Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Nettle Leaf to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Urtica dioica Fol / Nettle Leaf Tincture is available for purchase in increments of 0.25 litres (l)

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Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Nettle Leaf to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.

Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. It is native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America, and introduced elsewhere.

Urtica dioica is a dioecious, herbaceous, perennial plant, 1 to 2 m tall in the summer and dying down to the ground in winter.

In Europe, nettles have a strong association with human habitation and buildings. The presence of nettles may indicate the site of a long-abandoned building. Human and animal waste may be responsible for elevated levels of phosphate and nitrogen in the soil, providing an ideal environment for nettles.

The plant has a long history of use as a source for traditional medicine, food, and tea.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Anti-Cancer - In studies, the herb has shown positive results against some types of cancer, including prostate cancer.

Antihistamine - Stinging nettle contains natural antihistamines and anti-inflammatories (including quercetin), that open up constricted bronchial and nasal passages, helping to ease hay fever, and nose & sinus type allergy symptoms.

Anti-Inflammatory - Nettle Leaf is best known for its ability to ease the pain in the muscles and joints caused by arthritis and gout due to the anti-inflammatory effects of the herb. It can also be used to treat respiratory issues such as asthma, bronchitis because of the anti-inflammatory actions.

Digestive Restorative - Nettle leaf can be used forhealing stomach and intestinal ulcers; nourishing the mucus membrane of the intestinal tract; relieving constipation; eliminating or reducing diarrhoea; restoring tone to digestive system veins so haemorrhoids shrink; and clearing some intestinal infections.

Depurative - Nettle is a superb nourisher of the kidneys and adrenals.

High Blood Pressure - While fresh stinging nettle helps stop bleeding, dried stinging nettle has little vitamin K and is used as a blood thinner, making it useful herb against high blood pressure.

Topical Uses - Externally it has been used to improve the appearance of the hair (give it shine), and is said to be a remedy against oily hair and dandruff.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Nettle Leaf Tincture
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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