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What health conditions can stinging nettle cause?

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Stinging nettle may cause:

It may also encourage bleeding and cause uterine contraction.

  • Low blood pressure
  • Higher or lower blood sugar levels
  • Digestive discomfort

From: Stinging Nettle WebMD Medical Reference

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

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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