Nettle Root (50:1) Extract
Supports Natural Healing*
Promotes Healthy Hair Growth*
Supports Healthy Skin*
What is Nettle Root?The nettle plant is also known as Urtica dioica  and its extract has been used as a traditional tonic in many cultures. In recent times, the nettle plant gained worldwide recognition but it originates from the colder regions of Europe and Asia. The plant blossoms from June to September in most places and the root is mostly used in the treatment of various health conditions. Other parts of the plant are important as well. The leaves (even though they sting) are used in the preparation of stews by various communities worldwide. The Nettle Root extract has gained worldwide recognition due to its many health benefits. *
How could Nettle Root Extract Support My Health?Nettle Root extract has been regarded as one of the super herbs of the modern world. Research suggests health benefits may include prostate and urinary health, hormone support, bone health, allergy support, healthy skin, pregnancy and women's health. *
Prostate Health. BPH is a condition that affects the prostate gland. Its symptoms are usually caused by an enlarged prostate pressing on the urethra . Patients suffering from BPH will experience an increasing urge to urinate more often, incomplete emptying of the bladder, painful urination, post-micturition dribble, as well as reduced urinary flow. Although studies on the effects of Nettle Root extract are still ongoing, experts have suggested that the extract contains chemicals that support prostate health .
When the extract is ingested, it has been discovered to directly support healthy prostate cells. It has also been proven to slow and support prostate cell calming and healthy prostate cell reproduction. A study published in Planta Medica highlights the benefits of the Nettle Root extract on human prostate cells in both an in vivo model and an in vitro system. *
- Osteoarthritis and Joint Health. Arthritis is an ailment that affects the joints of the body. People suffering from this disease will normally experience joint pain mostly in the knees, hips, spine, and hands . Nettle Root extract works in combination with nonsteroidal products. The benefit of this combo can be seen in decreased NSAIDs use as it can be hazardous if applied for a prolonged time. Other studies have discovered that application of the Nettle Root extract on specific joints with pain support calmness. Taking the extract orally may also ease the pain at specific joints. Various studies have shown that the future is bright with regards to the suppport of healthy joints due to the positive effects of the Nettle Root plant. *
Allergies. Our Nettle Root extract has been found to be effective in the support of hay fever. Hay fever comes about as a result of histamine production in the body . This, in turn, creates adverse reactions that are related to allergies. The allergies will result in discomforts that include sneezing, itching, and bodily congestion.
The histamine calming properties of the Nettle Root extract will positively affect the symptoms of hay fever before they appear. The extract has the ability to control various key receptors and enzymes in their allergic reactions. A 2009 study published in Phytotherapy Research showed that the bioactive compounds in Nettle Root extract contribute to the inhibition of cell calming pathways related to allergic rhinitis . This shows that intake of the Nettle Root extract may come in handy for all your allergy needs. *
- Skin Health. By definition, eczema is an itchy rash that appears on the skin and usually lasts for a long time . However, use of the Nettle Root extract may support skin health. The antihistamine and cell-calming properties of the nettle extract make it a perfect support for skin health. A study by Penn State College of Medicine states that patients suffering from skin challenges could use the Nettle Root extract both orally as well as externally . The extract may help calm the cells. This action removes toxins in the body which may in turn support skin health. *
- Pregnancy. Nettle Root extract may help pregnant women . The extract has been found to help support blood management from painful labor. The reason behind this is that the Nettle Root extract contains coagulant properties. *
- Boosts Feminine Health. Nettle Root extract has active compounds that will positively affect feminine health . For instance, in cases of painful menstruation symptoms, it may help soothe cramps and at the same time, support healthy blood flow due to its astringent properties. It may also help menopausal women by actively making the transition smooth and to support the incidence of a dramatic hormonal shift in the body. *
Suggested Usage / Dosage
The recommended dosage for this extract is 20 - 100 mg for up to two to three times daily on an empty stomach.
Interactions / Side EffectsOur Nettle Root extract should not be used in combination with pharmaceutical drugs unless prescribed by your registered health professional.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Use a sealed container to store this product in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct light and moisture. Once the package is opened, it must be re-sealed and used within 6 months.
2-years from Date of Manufacture.
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