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Nettle Root Tincture

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Nettle Root Tincture

This is a wonderful nutritive with a high mineral content. Strengthens and supports the whole body, is excellent for pregnancy, works as an antihistamine thus helping with allergies and is a urinary and kidney tonic. In men, stinging nettle root is used for urination problems related to an enlarged prostate(benign prostatic hyperplasia [BPH]). These problems include nighttime urination, toofrequent urinationpainful urination, inability to urinate, and irritable bladder.

Stinging nettle root is also used for joint ailments, as a diuretic, and as an astringent.

Extracts of nettle roots are reliable diuretics that encourage excretion of uric acid, but simultaneously discourage nighttime bathroom urges, making this remarkable plant useful for such disparate problems as gout, and the overnight incontinence of benign prostate enlargement and weak and irritated bladder. Frequent use of nettle leaf tea, a cup or more daily, rapidly relieves and helps prevent water retention. Nettle is a superb nourisher of the kidneys and adrenals.

We prepare our Nettle Root from the young roots of Urtica dioica plants which grows wild in the foothills of Mr. Rainier and is harvested in late spring without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

To assure optimal extraction of Nettle Leaf bioactive compounds, the leaves are hand-harvested while the plant is in full bloom, are carefully shade-dried to retain their full color & aroma, and are then thoroughly extracted.

Plant Part Extracted:  Fresh young roots

Stinging Nettle leaf has been used for centuries as a medicine and also as a food. It's mineral and vitamin rich, and a naturally nutritious way to help maintain a healthy urinary tract and flush toxins from your system. This herb is used to expel gravel from the bladder and to combat urinary infections. It is said to uplift a weary body and reduce fatigue as well as, improve thyroid function. Nettle has been used for ages for allergies and respiratory problems. It is shown to be effective in stopping external (with topical use) and internal bleeding.  It is helpful in reducing menstrual flow, uterine and internal hemorrhage, and blood in the urine, diarrhea and dysentery. Nettle leaf herbal extract can be used as a hair tonic and growth stimulant, as well as an anti-dandruff shampoo. For men's health, the herb has been helpful in reducing inflammation in the prostate gland. Nettle has been helpful in easing neuralgia, sprains, tendonitis, sciatica, arthritis, rheumatism and gout. Nettles may also help to reduce certain skin inflammations such as eczema and insect bites. Stinging nettle leaf extracts have been shown to be effective in stopping external (with topical use) and internal bleeding. 

Nettle's high iron content makes it an excellent remedy for combating anemia and fatigue. It is believed to support the liver and the female hormonal system. Some women use the herb during pregnancy to protect against bleeding and to strengthen the fetus. Stinging nettles also help to reduce PMS symptoms, and processes estrogen to relieve menopausal symptoms. It also curbs excess menstrual flow and is often used in herbal tonics to remove fibroids and regulate periods. As an astringent, it also shrinks inflamed tissues and helps to alleviate hemorrhoids. With regard to women's health issues, Nettle leaf is believed to be effective against vaginal infections, such as Candida, a yeast infection. And the herbal tincture, or tea, is believed to promote milk production in nursing mothers.

Nettle leaf and root is used to cleanse the digestive tract, promote healthy digestion and ease stomach problems. Nettle leaf is effective at reducing symptoms of digestive distress ranging from acid reflux, excess gas, nausea, colitis, Celiac disease. It is believed to be excellent support for the endocrine system including the thyroid, spleen and pancreas. Nettle, with its iodine content, is said to stimulate healthy thyroid function effectively, and is considered, in herbal medicine, to be helpful in treating goiter.

Ingredients: Certified Organic Grain Alcohol and Respectfully Wild Crafted fresh young roots of Nettles (Urtica dioica).

Suggested: Shake well before each use and when finished, store in cool dark place. Use 6-12 drops in juice or water, under the tongue or as desired and may be taken 3 times daily. Keep out of reach of children.

Precautions: Do not take Nettle tincture if you have high blood pressure, and some people may experience mild gastrointestinal upset with the use of this herb. There are concerns that  Nettle may interact with prescription medications used for diabetes, high blood pressure, sedation and inflammation; therefore, if taking these medications, please consult your physician before taking the herb. Stinging nettle extract may decrease how well the body excretes lithium, so those who are taking the medication should not consume the herb in any form. People with fluid retention due to congestive heart failure or kidney disease should not use Nettle leaf liquid tincture, nor should those who think they are coming down with flu, because the herb reduces the body's production of immune chemical interleukin-6.

Because of its diuretic properties, Nettle leaf should not be used regularly unless high potassium foods such as bananas and fresh vegetables are consumed or potassium supplement is taken. Nettle can alter the menstrual cycle and may contribute to miscarriage; pregnant women should not use this herb. 

Disclaimer: The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.


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  1. This is a great nettle root tincture. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Oct 2015

    This is a great nettle root tincture. I would highly recommend. It really helped to balance hormones.

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