Common nettle is a plant of the family Urticaceae with the scientific name of Urtica Dioica L, which has several species.
Common nettle characteristics
It is a perennial plant with a height of 100-150 cm, quadrangular, dense or sparse stinging trichomes, oblong cordate leaves 15 cm long and 12 cm wide, gray-green to olive-green leaf blade, tall inflorescences and bright green flowers located inside the axillary panicles.
Common nettle chemical compounds
This plant contains serotonin, histamine, acetylcholine, volatile oils, flavonoids, salicylic acid, lecithin, tannins, formic acid, and sulfur.
A substance called urticine is taken from the twigs of this plant.
Leaves and dried twigs
It grows in Europe, North Africa, North and Central Asia, North America, South America, and Australia.
Distribution in Iran
It grows in Mazandaran, Gilan, East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan, Golestan, Hamedan, Khorasan, and Tehran.
Common nettle names
- Scientific name: Urtica Dioica L
- French: Ortie
Common nettle species
- Dioecious common nettle: Urtica Dioica L
- Roman nettle: Urtica Pilulifera L
- Dog nettle: Urtica Urens L
Medicinal-therapeutic properties of common nettle
- Treatment of leprosy
- Treatment of gout
- Uterus strengthening
- Treatment of insect bites
- Blood pressure lowering
- Blood sugar lowering
- Promotion of lactation in lactating women
- Treatment of prostate swelling
- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Contraindications of common nettle
Pregnant women, kidney patients and heart patients should avoid using common nettle.
How to use common nettle
Put some dried leaves of common nettle in half a liter of boiling water and strain and drink after the brewing.
Note: Please consult your physician before using common nettle.
Maleki Commercial Company: largest exporter of common nettle leaves
Maleki Commercial Company is the largest direct exporter of common nettle leaves in Iran and Asia. Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of this plant according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Exporter of common nettle leaves in Iran
Maleki Commercial Company exports the best quality of common nettle leaves according to the customer needs in the form of EXW, FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP, FOB, FAC, CFR, CIF.
Global export of common nettle
Maleki Commercial Company is the global exporter of common nettle leaves with the highest active ingredients and the best quality and price among all companies exporting this plant. This holding company has achieved great success in exporting this plant species to various countries without intermediaries.
If you need this high-quality export species, you can confidently get the best quality from Maleki Commercial Company with safe and standard packaging.
Common nettle price in Iran
The pure common nettle leaf, which has grown wild, is collected by the trained personnel of this company, and after drying in the shade, the excess parts and leaves are separated from the branches and sorted.
Maleki Commercial Company exports pure common nettle leaves or leaves and branches of this plant at the best price under the Elisso Sky brand to Europe, Asia, and the United States, and has gained many customers’ satisfaction.