Swanson Stinging Nettle Root capsules help to alleviate allergies, hayfever, prickly heat and dermatitis.
Stinging nettles, also commonly known as nettle, herb has a general ability to increase urinary flow thus aiding removal of toxins from the body. Nettle also provides relief of hayfever, pet dander and other allergic symptoms. In addition to the herb's reduction of inflammatory substances, nettle is a rich source of the flavonoid quercetin, which is known to inhibit histamine release making it invaluable in the treatment of all inflammatory skin concerns including dermatitis and prickly heat. It also has been found to be useful to arrest excessive bleeding and this may warrant its use in women who suffer from heavy periods.
Nettle extracts are also used frequently to promote healthy urinary tract function in those suffering from UTI's and in men suffering from prostate enlargement.
Find out more about Stinging Nettle Root in Shabir Daya's (Victoria Health's pharmacist) article The Most Common Summer Holiday Problems Solved.
Dosage: Take one Nettle Root capsule two or three times a day with water.