Nettle (Stinging) Sea Minerals 250ml
Traditionally used in Western herbal medicine as a body tonic also to maintain/support general health and wellbeing; aid and/or assist flushing of the urinary tract; maintain and/or support healthy urine output.
Stinging nettle herb has been used since ancient times. Greek physicians Dioscorides (first century C.E.) and Galen (ca. 130200 C.E.) reported nettle leaf had diuretic and laxative action and was useful for asthma, pleurisy, and for the treatment of spleen-related illness. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder (ca. 2379 C.E.)reported hemostatic properties (Bombardelli and Morazzoni, 1997).
In Germany,stinging nettle herb is licensed as a standard medicinal tea for diuretic action. It is also used as a component of prepared medicines intended for supportive treatment of rheumatic ailments and irrigation therapy in inflammatory conditions of the lower urinary tract (Wichtl and Bisset, 1994).Stinging nettle herb is used in German homeopathy in treatments for urticaria, herpes, eczema, hypersensitive reactions in the skin and joints, and burns (List and Hrhammer, 1979). In the United States, stinging nettle herb is used as a component in a wide range of dietary supplements. It is also used during and following birth and during lactation in traditional women's tonic formulas. It is prescribed by naturopathic physicians and licensed acupuncturists as a component in formulas used to treat hayfever and other allergies.
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