Leaf is depurative, bloodbuilding, astringent, stimulant, tonic, anti-asthmatic, anti-bronchial, diuretic, haemostatic, and vaso-constricting. Root is astringent.
Nettle is traditionally used to relieve the discomfort and problems associated with asthma caused by allergies. It is effective for childhood eczema. It may be helpful for those experiencing itchy eyes caused by allergies. Nettle is a good source of nutrition, especially chlorophyll, and is an excellent supplement during pregnancy.
Also called Urtica dioica.
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Compared to other methods, alcohol helps extract nearly all active constituents from a herb yielding stronger tinctures that require a lower dose to attain beneficial effects.
Alcohol eliminates the growth of bacteria and mold while preserving the valuable constituents resulting in a much longer shelf life.