The root of Stinging Nettle, a prickly plant, is reported to have diuretic properties enabling the body to get rid of toxins, has been found to be quite helpful in the treatment of benign prostate enlargement. Indications that it may also aid in the treatment of arthritis, gout, and eczema. Additionally, the leaves of the plant-freeze dried-may help alleviate the symptoms of hay fever. Stinging Nettle as a supplement, comes in the forms of
extract and capsules.