Urtica dioica


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Noun1.Urtica dioica - perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairsUrtica dioica - perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Urtica, Urtica - a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
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John's wort), the antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory (11), analgesic and antioxidant effects of Urtica dioica (UD) (stinging nettle) (12), the antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, antineoplastic and anti-inflammatory (13) effects of Cocos nucifera, reducing inflammation, increasing collagen muscle activity of Vitellaria paradoxa (VP) (14), the very important role in wound healing of zinc oxide (15), and the antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of Thymus vulgaris (TD) (16) have been proven by scientific studies.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a perennial plant that is native to Europe, western North America, Asia, and northern Africa.
Urtica dioica, used for decades as an herbal remedy, is known for its ability to relieve the pain in muscles and joints.
Urtica dioica has been widely used in folk medicine as an anti-hyperglycemic agent to treat diabetes mellitus.
Urtica dioica, or stinging nettle root, has been shown to shrink the prostate and relieve BPH symptoms.
Nitrogenous places are indicated by the presence of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) and small nettle (Urtica urens).
Shady, moist zones may be planted by broadcasting the seeds of plantain (Plantago spp., all Zones), while stinging nettles (Urtica dioica, Zones 3 to 10) may be sown in less-traveled areas.
Upton, "Stinging nettles leaf (Urtica dioica L.): Extraordinary vegetable medicine," Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol.
The selected papers registered 18 plant species used: Ajuga iva (southern bugle), Anacardium occidentale (cashew), Cassia sophera, Chlorophytum borivilianum (safed musli), Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Coccinia indica, Danae racemosa (poet's laurel), Dracaena arborea, Eugenia jambolana (jambul), Hyphaene the baica (doum palm),Momordica charantia (karela),Morns alba (white mulberry), Mncuna pruriens (velvet bean), Musa paradisiaca (banana), Phoenix dactylifera (date palm), Sida cordata, Tamarindus indica (tamarind) and Urtica dioica (stinging nettle).
| Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, has hollow stinging hairs called trichomes on the leaves and stems, which act aSk!
In this vein, Patel et a!13 demonstrated the promising effects of scopoletin rich extracts of Urtica dioica in experimental models of diabetic neuropathy.