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Stinging nettle leaf may help curb the symptoms of hay fever by countering inflammation. Some research has linked treatment with stinging nettle leaf to relief of symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. But more well-designed studies are needed to confirm this effect.

From: Stinging Nettle WebMD Medical Reference

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Natural Standard Bottom Line Monograph: "Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)."

Natural Standard Professional Monograph: "Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)."

Chrubasik, J. , August 2007. Phytomedicine

Roschek, B. , July 2009. Phytotherapy Research

Alternative Medicine Review , September 2007.

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 22, 2017

SOURCES:

Natural Standard Bottom Line Monograph: "Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)."

Natural Standard Professional Monograph: "Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)."

Chrubasik, J. , August 2007. Phytomedicine

Roschek, B. , July 2009. Phytotherapy Research

Alternative Medicine Review , September 2007.

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 22, 2017

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