Common nettle (Urtica dioica) is present around the globe, including Poland, excluding the tropical zone. The medicinal raw material and component of supplements is the root of nettle (Urtrica Radix), as well as extracts from the leaves (see. Nettle leaf [Folium urticae]), which have a definitelly different applications. The root of nettle usually contains organic acids, phytosterols, lecithin, potassium, mucus, calcium and waxes. Formulations with root nettle are anti-inflammatory by reducing the level of SHBG and 5-alpha-reductase and, consequently, lower the level of estrogen and DTH. A positive effect on testosterone levels. The medicine is used in the prevention and treatment of prostate hyperplasia. Aligns the level of micronutrients (calcium and potassium), it is anti-inflammatory, stimulates the metabolism (the antitoxin, vitaminizing)
In the sports supplementation affects the levels of sex hormones (causes maintaining a high level of testosterone and up lowers the level of estrogen (sex hormone female). Maintaining a high level of testosterone is essential among sportsmen practising power and strength sports. It is also included in the composition of a variety of herbal blends. Available in preparations at www.muscle-zone.pl
Dosage: There are no standards of daily demand. Required daily dose is dependent on the presence of active ingredients.
See also: nettle leaf (Folium urticae)