Name: Nettle, Stinging Nettle
Latin: Urtica dioica
It is common to use the aerial parts, especially as food or as a nutritive tonic. However, roots and seeds are also used medicinally.
Chlorophyll/ indoles-histamine and serotonin, acetylcholine-flavonal glycosides, quercetin, tannins, vitamin C, protein, fiber, iron, silica, calcium, potassium, manganese, sulphur, vitamins A, formic acid in the hairs causes the stinging sensation
astringent, diuretic, tonic, hypotensive, nutritive, hypoglycemic, increases milk production, stops bleeding
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