Urtica dioica -Nettle Leaves-
€ 2,50 – € 15,00
- Organic Cultivation
- Free From Pesticides
- Guaranteed fresh harvest
- Botanically accurate
Latin name: Urtica dioica
Also know as: nettle, common nettle, stinging nettle, Great Nettle
Urtica dioica – Nettle Leaves
Urtica dioica also known as stinging nettle is native to Europe but is now found worldwide. Nettle has a long history of use as a source for traditional medicine, food, tea, and textile raw material in ancient societies.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has been a staple in herbal medicine since ancient times. Ancient Egyptians used stinging nettle to treat arthritis and lower back pain, while Roman troops rubbed it on themselves to help stay warm.
Stinging nettle offers a variety of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, polyphenols and pigments, many of which also act as antioxidants inside your body. Stinging nettle is most commonly used for diabetes and osteoarthritis. It is also sometimes used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones, enlarged prostate, hay fever, and other conditions.