stinging nettle

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Synonyms for stinging nettle

perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs

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Nettle root (Urtica dioica) is derived from the root of the nettle plant, also know as stinging nettle.
Urtica dioica agglutinin (UDA), a lectin from stinging nettle roots, was reported to directly inhibit cell proliferation of Hela cells and block the binding of EGF to its receptor, and was regarded to be responsible for inhibiting effects in BPH treatment (Wagner et al.
Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica) Parts used: leaf and stalk Contraindications: none known aside from the sting Uses: rich in minerals, especially calcium.
Three years later, Alex Williams entered a stinging nettle that measured 4.
Keywords: Urticae herba; stinging nettle herb; in vitro- and in vivo pharmacology; clinical studies
Stinging nettle to scratch the itch ( during the allergy season, two to three 300mg nettle leaf capsules can be taken three times a day.
The six biodynamic compost preps (BD #502-507) are made with medicinal flowers of yarrow, chamomile, dandelion, and valerian, as well as bark of white oak, and the stinging nettle plant.
Herbs - evening primrose, ginger, stinging nettle and curcumin - are sold as remedies, despite no conclusive scientific proof they work.
Try stinging nettle, the leaves of this herb have been found to quiet allergy symptoms very effectively.
9 Drink nettle tea before and during the hayfever season, as stinging nettle is a rich source of minerals.
Ann Boucher spotted the Mediterranean stinging nettle on a visit to Warwick and recognised it as out of place.
When she jokily replied saying that the council had forgotten possible stinging nettle injuries, she was informed that this was no laughing matter - the form was mandatory.
In Europe, drugs from the latter group represent up to 80% of all prescriptions for this disorder (Buck, 1996; Schneider and Sokeland, 1997) with extracts from the fruits of saw palmetto (Sabal serrulata, or Serenoa repens) and the roots of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) being particularly popular.