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Nettle Seed

NETTLE
Urtica dioica
Blended extracts of fresh leaf & flowering tops, & dried mature seed.

Actions: Nutritive, alterative tonic. Antihistamine and anti-inflammatory; moderates allergic response. Urinary tonic and diuretic. Astringent to mucous membranes. Hemostatic. Galactagogue.

Uses: Chronic inflammations, excessive mucous discharge and ulcerations of the mucous membranes; burning or difficult urination; allergies with stinging, runny nose and eyes; hemorrhoids. Inflammations, eruptions and rashes of skin; hives, eczema, psoriasis, chicken pox (especially if hot and stinging). Arthritis and gout. Passive bleeding in all parts of body; profuse menstruation. Suppressed milk flow in nursing mothers. Topically applied to eczema, poison ivy, rashes and insect stings.

Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 2 to 5 times per day. For topical use, mix half-and-half with rosewater and apply freely to troubled area.

Cautions: None known.


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