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Scientific Name: Urtica dioica

Common Names: Stinging Nettle, Nettle

Family: Urticac

Part Used: Leaves, stems, root

Habitat: Native to England, very hardy plant can be found all over the world

Benefits: antihistamines, anti-inflammatory, diuretics, gout, incontinence, arthritis, pain, bone loss, female reproductive

CAUTION: The sting of the nettle can cause a rash in some people. It is a strange fact that the juice of the nettle can provide relief for its own sting. It can also be relieved by rubbing leaves of rosemary, mint or sage.

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