Urtica


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urtica

(ˈɜːtɪkə)
n
(Plants) a nettle which yields a flax-like fibre
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Noun1.urtica - a nettle yielding fiber resembling flaxUrtica - a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Urticaceae, nettle family, Urticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
stinging nettle, Urtica dioica - perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
Roman nettle, Urtica pipulifera - annual European nettle with stinging foliage and small clusters of green flowers
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The Latin name for the perennial nettle is Urtica dioica, from "uro" meaning to burn.
A crude polysaccharide fraction of Urtica fissa roots and stems (UFP) was obtained by water extraction and ultrafiltration, and its effect on castrated rat prostate hyperplasia induced by testosterone propionate was evaluated by the volume index, wet and dry weight index and histopathological tests.
Discussion of alternative therapeutics includes nutrients and botanicals (ascorbic acid, bromelain, N-acetylcysteine, quercetin, undecylenic acid, and Urtica dioica and other herbal medicines) and procedures (nasal irrigation and naso-sympatico treatments).
Urtica Dioica (stinging nettle) can eliminate the uric acid crystals that causes gout' take 15 drops twice daily before meals.
Furthermore, polysaccharides present in Urtica extract exert anti-inflammatory effects, and a lectin found in the root can block the binding of prostate epidermal growth factor to its receptor (Ann.
The homeopathic remedies, Urtica 6c and Apis 30c, are recommended for itchy and red skin.
Semimaximal inhibitory concentrations were higher than those of Sabal extracts (solvents ethanol 90%, hexane) but the combination of Sabal and Urtica extracts showed a clear additive effect.
The homeopathic remedies Urtica 6c and Apis 30c are recommended for itchy and red skin.
Alphactif for Men is comprised solely of pumpkin seed oil, borage seed oil, urtica dioica root extract, zinc, vitamin B6, Vitamin E and soy lecithin.
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Dried or fresh leaves or flowering aerial parts of Urtica dioica L.
There are two species of nettle in our area: "Barn Nettle," Urtica dioica, and "Wood Nettle," Laportea canadensis.