French
Ortie Brulante
Botanical
Urt. Dio.
Botanical
Urtica Dioica Linn.
English
Urtica Dioica
English
Common Nettle
English
Stinging Nettle
German
Grosse Brennessel
Urdu
(بچھو بوٹی (غلط
Urdu
بچہوا

Uses

  • Catarrh,
  • Leucorrhea,
  • Bronchial Hemorrhage
  • Blood Spitting Uterine Hemorrhage
  • Nephritis
  • Hematuria
  • Menorrhagia
  • Laxative (from young leaves)
  • Asthma & bronchial problems (from dried leaves)

Description

Non Woody plants lasting for 3 seasons or more, usually having both re-productive organs in same plant, bearing either staminate or pistillate flower pubescents, stinging hairs.

Stem

Erect, usually simple upto 2 m tall.

Leaves

Slender, petioled, ovate cordate, oblong or lanceolate, serrate, acute or acuminate, 5 to 15 cm long; stipules free, linear lenceolate, 5 to 15 mm long, cinereous puberulent. Inflorescence branched, many flowered, loose or dense, commonly cyme, unisexual, exceeding the subtending petioles.

Fruiting

Calyx ovate, about 2 mm long, pubescent and longer then outer calyx. Fruit an achene, ovate about 1.5 mm long


Distribution

Great Britain, Europe, Japan, U.S.A. and India


Constituents

  • Acetylcholine;
  • histamine;
  • and
  • 5-hydroxytryptamine


Microscopical

Leaf:

Dorsiventral; glandular hairs (having a stalk and a head) and conical, silicified stinging hairs present. Stomata confined to lower surface only; cystolith present.

Petiole:

is t.s. through distal end showed a depply cresentic arc of widely spaced collateral bundles.

Stem:

cork arising much deeper in the cortex; cortex well developed; pericycle consists of isolated patches of fibers, individual fibers sometimes 7 cm tor more long.

Vascular bundles conjoint, collateral and open; wood parenchyma cells of two types; with normally lignified walls and paratracheal and with thin unlignified walls occuring as bands or islands; in cross section the ray tissue included within such parenchyma usually unlignified, some times contain solitary crystals.

Alternating zones of lignified and unlignified ground tissue noted in the xylem.


Mention In

  • Introduced in 1856, Hirschel's Archiv. II, 162;
  • Homoepathic Pharmacopoeia of United States, 7th Edition, 569.

Preparation

Mother Tincture Q

  • Urtica Dioica Moist Magma containing solids         100gm
  • Plant Moisture                                                               300ml
  • Purified Water                                                               200ml
  • Strong Alcohol                                                               537ml
To make 1 liter of Mother Tincture

Specification
Part Whole Plant

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Urtica Dioica

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Tags: Catarrh, Leucorrhea, Bronchial Hemorrhage Blood Spitting Uterine Hemorrhage Nephritis Hematuria Menorrhagia Laxative (from young leaves) Asthma & bronchial problems (from dried leaves)