Nettle Study Results and Diseases

Stinging Nettle

Nettle (Urtica dioica and Urtica urens) is a perennial herb that grows usually in temperate regions. Many of the species have stinging hairs on their leaves and stems. The needles pump a mixture of formic acid, histamine, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine), acetylcholine, moroidin and leukotrienes  into the epidermis, producing a stinging or burning sensation. Nettle Study Results […]