Stinging Nettle /  Brennessel / kopriva / kopriva / ortiga / ortie / ortica (Urtica dioica)

stinging nettle

Stinging Nettle leaves and herb belong to the most widely used drugs.
It is mostly used in flushing therapies for infectuous illnesses of the urinary tract collection system, prevention and treatment of urinary stones and for the supportive treatment of rheumatic discomforts.
Outer applications of Stinging Nettles is the use in rubbing alcohol at rheumatic discomforts and in hairtonics against dandruff and greasy hair.
Another outer application is the use of cooked Stinging nettle at swolen legs.
The pressed juice of fresh plants is popular as spring makeover for stimulation of the metabolism.
Rootextracts are used in the treatment of benign prostate enlargements.

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