Nettle - common (Urtica dioica L.)


Категория: Encyclopedia of Herbs


Residence in Bulgaria:

All over the country. It grows in thickets, along fences and roads, along rivers, sloughs and wet places.



Usable parts:

The leaves and roots

Collection time:

March - June

Composition of the herb:

Contains glycosides, tannins, organic acids, carotenoids, iron, chlorophyll, vitamins B2 and K.

Therapeutic effect:

Strengthening, hemostatic, anti-inflammatory. Favors regenerative processes, stimulates epithelization and granulation, accelerates the healing of wounds, including ulcerative niches. Improves metabolic processes, lowers blood sugar, increases milk in lactating women, acts as an analgesic in bilious, liver and rheumatic diseases, acts as a hemostatic agent


At anemia, general exhaustion, loss of appetite, bleeding, bleeding hemorrhoids, diabetes, varicose veins and varicose ulcers, bronchial asthma, urological infections, tuberculosis, allergic rhinitis, rheumatism, slow-healing wounds, prolonged and profuse menstruation, rheumatic pains, bilious-hepatic complaints, hair loss, etc.

Ways of use:

About 2 tablespoons are poured with 400 ml of boiling water. It soaks for about 1 hour. Strain the infusion and drink 1 coffee cup 3-4 times a day


English name: Nettle

Name in German:Große Brennessel

German name: Grande ortie

wild nettle
long-leaved nettle
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