Nettle Leaf
Nettle Leaf

Nettle Leaf

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Ingredients: Stinging Nettle Leaf Dried Herb (urtica dioica), Certified Organic

Serving Size: 1/2 - 1 cup per day (approx 10-20 grams), per 1,000 lb horse. Divide between AM & PM offerings, if possible.

Nettle, also known as stinging nettle, is an herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the urticaceae family. Once dried, nettle loses it's sting. Nettle nourishes and strengthens the whole body, stimulating circulation. Helpful for seasonal allergies, asthma, laminitis, rheumatism, anemia, muscle wastage, arthritis and more. It soothes the respiratory tract, supports the immune system, urinary health, the reproductive system, provides gentle detoxing and more. Recognized as a whole-food multi-vitamin by herbalists.

Nettle has been used historically as a diuretic (rids the body of water and toxins), for treating joint pain, promoting healthy blood supply, cardiovascular health and the production of red blood cells and hemoglobin. 

Nettle is one of nature's richest sources of iron but also contain serotonin, potassium, silica, vitamins A and C (antioxidant) and a host of other minerals! Known for encouraging dapples in horse's coats.

Benefit Highlights

  • Highly Nutritive "Whole Food Multi-Vitamin"
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Anti-Histamine / Allergy Relief (Hives, Heaves / COPD)
  • Alkalizing / Balances pH
  • Gentle Detox
  • Blood Cleanser
  • Bone, Joint and Connective Tissue Tonic / Astringent
  • Supports Respiratory System
  • Supports Reproductive System
  • Supports Digestion
  • Helps to Balance Blood Sugar
  • Diuretic & Urinary Tract Tonic
  • Can help wounds heal faster
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Expectorant
  • Counter-Irritant

Nettle may have contraindications with certain medications such as blood thinners, blood pressure meds, diuretics, lithium, NSAIDS, sedatives.