Nettle (Herbs/Suppl)

  • Print
Brand and Other Names:stinging nettle, urtica dioica

Suggested Dosing

4 g whole herb steeped 10 min hot water, TID-QID

770 mg dried extract PO BID

Next:

Suggested Uses

Mild diuretic (sap), decr BPH symptoms (root)

Efficacy

Possibly effective for listed uses

Previous
Next:

Interactions

Interaction Checker

and Nettle

No Results

     activity indicator 
    No Interactions Found
    Interactions Found

    Contraindicated

      Serious - Use Alternative

        Significant - Monitor Closely

          Minor

            All Interactions Sort By:
             activity indicator 
            Previous
            Next:

            Adverse Effects

            Diarrhea

            May cause allergic reaction (rare)

            Previous
            Next:

            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Diabetes, impaired cardiac or renal function

            Previous
            Next:

            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: N/A

            Lactation: N/A

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

            more...
            Previous
            Next:

            Pharmacology

            Metabolism: N/A

            Excretion: N/A

            Mechanism of Action

            Anti-inflammatory & hyperglycemic effects

            Significant vit C, vit K, K+, Ca++ content

            Previous