|Primarily called stinging nettle or nettle, Urtica dioica is a member of the family Urticacaceae and is native to Europe and Eurasia. Stinging nettle has been used as a vegetable and folk remedy since ancient times.
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Additional ABC Stinging Nettle Resources
Stinging Nettle herb and leaf monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines
Stinging Nettle root monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines
Stinging Nettle herb and leaf monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs
Stinging Nettle root monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs
Stinging Nettle Profile. 2016; 110:8-17
Review of Nettle Herb: Safety and Efficacy. HC# 070575-347, February 29, 2008
Review of Stinging Nettle Root Extract Efficacy for BPH. HC# 080671-336, Septermber 14, 2007
Long Term Use of Stinging Nettle Improves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. HC# 040664-317, November 29, 2006
Review of Urtica spp. (Nettles). HC# 070541-268, November 15, 2004
Fresh Stinging Nettle May Be Effective in Treating Some Osteoarthritis Pain. HC# 080613-202, September 22, 2001
Review of Stinging Nettle. HC# 092881-151, February 22, 1999
Nettle Leaves Show Antiinflammatory Effect Against Arthritis in Clinical Study. HC# 022382-132, April 8, 1998
Nettle Monograph. HC# 012881-128, February 13, 1998
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