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Nettle Leaf Extract

  • Urtica dioica
  • Fresh leaf, 1:2 alcohol ratio
Nettle Leaf Extract



Nettle has been used worldwide for centuries in a variety of countries and cultures. It has been eaten as a wild food plant, applied topically to the skin, and drunk as a mineral rich tea for its diuretic and soothing effects on the urinary tract. It was used extensively for its fibers, similar to flax and hemp, and was woven into cloth.3,4,5 Nettle fibers were considered to be high quality and comparable to flax or hemp in Northern Europe.

Packaging and Shipping

1 oz., 2 oz., and 4 oz. extracts come in amber glass bottles with a dropper.

8 oz. and 16 oz. sizes come in amber glass with a plastic screw cap and do not include a dropper. These sizes are produced to order. Please allow an additional three days for processing.

Herbal Actions

astringent, antiseptic, diuretic, alterative, tonic, trophorestorive (bringing balance to a system, in this case nettle seed is a trophorestorative to the kidney and adrenal glands)


Specific: No known precautions.
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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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.