Plant name: Urtica dioica L. 


Active constituents: phenolic compounds and hydroxy fatty acids ursolic acid and quercetin, flavonoids and carotenoids 


Medicinal properties: 

  • High-quality source of essential amino acids, vitamin A), vitamin C, minerals, polyphenols and antioxidants  
  • accumulates a number of reactive oxygen species scavengers, which can reduce free radical damage 
  • Exhibits antioxidant, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiulcer activity