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Freeze-Dried Stinging Nettles by Planetary Formulas

Primary active components of freeze-dried nettle leaf are histamine, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and acetylcholine..


Ingredients & Description

Planetary Formulas is proud to introduce Freeze-Dried Stinging Nettles, derived from organically cultivated nettles. Stinging nettles have long been renowned for their tonifying properties and more recently have become noted for providing seasonal sinus support. Planetary Formulas premium nettles have been freeze-dried to preserve the potency of the active constituents in the plant's stinging hairs and leaves. This process ensures that Freeze-Dried Stinging Nettles will deliver all the benefits inherent in the nettle plant. The suggested daily use supplies the same dosage used in clinical research on freeze-dried nettles.

Stinging nettle (Urtica diocia)

Stinging nettle has long been a staple of herbal practitioners for centuries. At one time nettles were among the most commonly eaten late winter or early spring greens, due to their high content of vitamins, minerals and amino acids. They are also a rich source of flavonoids and chlorophyll. Nettles have traditionally been used as a tonic and for respiratory support. According to the noted 16th century herbalist Nicholas Culpeper, "when juiced, the [nettle] leaves are used to open the lungs." Maude Grieves, the author of A Modern Herbal - one of the most popular sources among herbalists - reported on the traditional practice of inhaling the smoke of burning nettle for respiratory support.

The primary active components of freeze-dried nettle leaf are concentrated in the fresh stinging hairs, and include histamine, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) and acetylcholine. Freeze-drying preserves these essential elements to provide the full spectrum of constituents necessary for use as a respiratory support herb.

Suggested use: 1 tablet twice daily between meals.

Supplement Facts for:Tablet

Serving Size: 1 Tablet

Amount  %DV

Calcium  49 mg  5%

Organically Cultivated Freeze-Dried Stinging Nettles    420 mg

Other Ingredients: dibasic calcium phosphate, acacia gum, stearic acid, modified cellulose gum, colloidal silicon dioxide.

Warning: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.

STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE.Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.

Planetary Herbals offers the best of classic herbal traditions, from Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese herbalism to the experience of Western herbal practitioners. Utilizing the knowledge of more than 30 years clinical experience, professional herbalists such as Michael Tierra, Lesley Tierra, Jill Stansbury, and Alan Tillotson, Planetary Herbals is committed to ensuring that our time-tested herbal traditions continue to evolve, grow, and flourish.

SKU: PF0476
UPC: 021078104766
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*Not intended to diagnose or treat diseases or ailments, and is not reviewed by the FDA.

Uses & Indications.
  • Shrinking Swollen Nasal Passages
  • Clearing Bronchial Congestion
Ailments & Concerns.
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Seasonal Allergy
  • Congestion

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