Botanical Name: Urtica dioica L.
Also Called: stinging nettle
Frontier® Stinging Nettle Leaf is a high-quality product with a faint, yet herbaceous aroma. Its flavor is pleasant and herbaceous, with a slightly bitter, slightly salty taste. The entire stinging nettle plant is valuable, from the leaves and seeds to the roots. Nettle has historical uses in food, traditional remedies, as a fiber source, a dye plant and a rejuvenating spring tonic. Try this stinging nettle leaf as a tea, and use in shampoos and hair rinses. Our stinging nettle leaf is kosher certified and non-irradiated.
Frontier Certified Organic Nettle Leaf
Stinging nettle root is also used for joint ailments, as a diuretic, and as an astringent. Stinging nettle above ground parts are used along with large amounts of fluids in so-called “irrigation therapy” for urinary tract infections (UTI), urinary tract inflammation, and kidney stones (nephrolithiasis).
Specific: Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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