Nettle Leaf

Urtica dioica

Nettle leaf has been used in traditional medicine for centuries to treat a variety of health conditions. It is rich in vitamins A, C, K, and several B vitamins, as well as minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Nettle leaf also contains polyphenols and other bioactive compounds that contribute to its health benefits.

Why We Use it

Nettle leaf is included in AlphaCleanse for its liver-supportive and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps ease inflammation, and support overall liver function. Nettle leaf also promotes healthy digestion and helps alleviate symptoms of bloating.

Key Benefits

  • Reduces inflammation*
  • Supports overall liver function*
  • Promotes healthy digestion*

Despite its stinging reputation, nettle leaf loses its sting when cooked and can be used in soups, teas, and other dishes.

Science-Backed Evidence

Effects of Urtica dioica supplementation on blood lipids, hepatic enzymes and nitric oxide levels in type 2 diabetic patients: A double blind, randomized clinical trial. 2016. Department of Physiology, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Phytalgic, a food supplement, vs placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. 2009. Department of Pharmacology, University of Bordeaux, 146 rue Léo Saignat, France
Improved glycemic control in patients with advanced type 2 diabetes mellitus taking Urtica dioica leaf extract: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. 2013. Department of Pharmacology and Applied Medicine, Research Institute of Medicinal Plants, Iran
Protective effect of Urtica dioica on liver damage induced by biliary obstruction in rats. 2013. Department of General Surgery, Trakya University, Turkey
Screening of pharmacological uses of Urtica dioica and others benefits. 2019. Laboratory of Pharmacology, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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