Stinging nettle

Stinging nettle
Urtica Dioica

Urtica Dioica

Stinging nettle belongs to the nettle family and is known for its “burning” effect of the leaves. It is a popular weed with a lot of beneficial properties.




Stinging nettle is a medical plant which has a draining, purifying and purging effect (as a tea). It has also an anti-inflammatory effect and helps to eliminate uric acid. That is the reason why is it recommended to use for athritis, athrosis and gout. The cure should be taken during diminishing moon because the body detoxifies more easily.

Benefits Stinging nettle

You can find all the benefits of this plant in these products


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