Scientific name: Urtica dioica L. & Urtica urens L.
Generic name: Urticae Folium
English names: Nettle, Stinging nettle, Big sting nettle, Tall wild nettle, Common nettle.
Farsi names: Gazaneh, Gazaneh dopayeh, Gazaneh kabir.
Arabic names: Al-Gharas, Anjareh, Al-Gharis, Al-Harigh, Al-Haragh, Al-Harighah, Al-Zaghtoof.
Plant family: Urticaceae.
Organs Used: Leaves.
Type of active substance: Nettle leaves contain chlorophyll, xanthine, leucoanthocyanin, flavon and flavonon. Triterpenes and sterols in nettle leaves include beta-sitosterol. Nettle leaves contain formic acid.
Nettle health benefits: Nettle has been used for hundreds of years to treat painful muscles and joints, eczema, arthritis, gout, Diabetes and anemia. Today, many people use it to treat urinary problems during the early stages of an enlarged prostate. It is also used for urinary tract infections, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), or in compresses or creams for treating joint pain, sprains and strains, tendonitis, and insect bites.
Geographic Distribution: Nettle is abundant in northern Europe and much of Asia, usually found in the countryside. It is less widespread in southern Europe and north Africa. In Iran, nettle has spread to wet areas, especially the northern, western and central areas (Isfahan, Shahrood, Bastam, etc.).
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