Why choose a stinging nettle root supplement? Stinging nettle root has been used as an herbal tonic since ancient times. Stinging nettle root is safe to consume in supplement form and allows us to get all the benefits packed inside these plants. Studies have researched potential benefits for prostate health, respiratory health and healthy urinary tract flow and frequency.*
The History of Stinging Nettle
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), is a perennial plant found in damp woods and grassy areas and has been used since ancient times as an herbal tonic. It’s uses varied among civilizations, Ancient Egyptians thought to believe stinging nettle helped with joint health while Roman soldiers may have taken advantage of the plant’s natural stinging defenses to help keep their bodies warm against the harsh cold. Greek civilizations may have also used the plant to aid kidney health and as a laxative. Although there are no studies on the affects these civilizations experienced, stinging nettle has been used and researched for many other potential benefits.*
More About Stinging Nettle
The stinging nettle plant gets its scientific name Urtica dioica from the latin word uro meaning “to burn,” highlighting this plant’s natural defense. The stinging nettle plant also gets its name from the hair-like features on the surface of the plant leaves that when touched and exposed to skin, can leave the skin with an itching sensation, redness and sometimes swelling.*
Health Benefits of Stinging Nettle
Stinging nettle offers multiple potential health benefits thanks to the many nutrients it possesses. The plant’s roots and leaves feature a variety of vitamins, minerals, fats, amino acids, polyphenols and pigments that have made it a sought-after product for multiple uses. Studies have shown positive effects of stinging nettle and its potential to aid prostate health, respiratory health, liver health and more.*
Stinging Nettle Root Supplements
Stinging nettle root supplements do not have an official suggested dosage; however, the best practice is to follow the advice of a trusted healthcare provider. And as with any new supplement, it’s important to consult your healthcare provider before taking an herbal supplement. Healthcare providers will take into account your dietary lifestyle and existing medications to determine what best fits your needs.*
Why Swanson Stinging Nettle Root?
Swanson Stinging Nettle Root comes in our convenient capsules that deliver 500 mg of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) per 1-capsule serving. Get all the potential benefits of stinging nettle with Swanson Stinging Nettle Root.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Prostate health is a concern all men face at some point in their lives, and stinging nettle may provide quality support to this area and more. Studies have researched the possible benefits of stinging nettle because of the nutrients it contains like vitamin E, which is known to help support prostate health.*
Stinging nettle features multiple nutrients like vitamins A, C, D and E and more that have shown potential to support the respiratory system and deliver other health benefits. Studies have shown that vitamin E and vitamin C especially can have a positive effect on respiratory health.*
500 mg of Stinging Nettle
Swanson Stinging Nettle Root features 500 mg of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) per 1-capsule serving, delivering the nutrients and health benefits of this precious plant.*
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