Nettle Root is used to treat urinary tract infections and rurinary retention due to benign prostatic hypertrophy. Also treats pain in the muscles and joints. Natural remedy to treat or prevent baldness. It is most commonly used to treat osteoarthritis, allergies and hay fever.
Precautions: If you are taking blood thinners or high blood pressure medication, be aware that Nettle can effect your blood clotting ability as well as potentionally lowering your blood pressure, reducing and enhancing the effect of these medications respectivly. Nettle may also increase the effects of diabetes drugs, diuretics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. It may make it harder for your body to rid itself of lithium as a result of its diuretic effects.