Nature's Herbs Wild Countryside Nettle Leaf is harvested from Eastern Europe. A perennial that grows up in 4 feet tall, mature nettles are covered with stinging hairs that cause a burning sensation when touched. Nettles are one of the most widely applicable plants available. They can effect a wide range of problems and act as an excellent general detoxifying remedy and whole body tonic. Nettles are a rich source of trace elements, absorbing and accumulating them. Because of their rich nutritional content, (this includes minerals, vitamins, iron and chlorophyll) they have traditionally been used for anemia, exhaustion, debility and to help people recuperate. The high content of silicon present has made nettles highly beneficial in stimulating hair growth and improving the condition of the hair and especially the skin. Nettle Leaf (Urtica Dioca) helps strengthen and support for allergies, chronic inflammations, excessive mucous drainage, ulcerations of the mucous membranes, burning and difficult urination, hemorrhoids, swollen prostate gland, arthritis, gout, gas, colic, lactation, psoriasis, profuse menstruation, pregnancy, postpartum, libido.