Nettle Root ( Stinging) Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Dead Nettle, Nettle Flowers, Stingless Nettle, White Archangel, White Dead-Nettle, White Nettle
Scientific Name: Lamium Album L., Nettle Family
Common Uses: Antispasmodic, astringent, expectorant, styptic.
*Warnings: Do not take during Pregnancy. It might stimulate uterine contractions and cause a miscarriage. It's also best to avoid stinging nettle if you are breast-feeding. There is some evidence stinging nettle above ground parts can increase blood sugar levels. It might worsen blood sugar control in people with diabetes. Monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use stinging nettle. There is some evidence that stinging nettle above ground parts might lower blood pressure. If you are taking blood pressure medications along with stinging nettle, your blood pressure might drop too low. If you have high blood pressure, discuss stinging nettle with your healthcare provider before starting it. The above ground parts of stinging nettle seem to increase urine flow. If you have kidney problems, discuss stinging nettle with your healthcare provider before starting it.
Origin: New England, and in Europe along roadsides, hedges, fences, walls, railroad.