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Herbaceous plant with burning hairs. In medicine, it is used as a hemostatic agent.

Nettle dioecious — a perennial herb, up to 170 cm tall with a long creeping branched rhizome and thin roots in the nodes. The stems are erect, tetrahedral, and striated. The leaves are opposite, petiolate, ovate-lanceolate, large-filiform. The stem and leaves are covered with long stinging and short simple hairs. The hair membranes are silicified and brittle, so formic acid and histamine flow out of the broken hair. The flowers are small, unisexual, green, with a simple four-part perianth. Male flowers with four stamens, pistillate with a single pistil, the stigma sessile. Inflorescences axillary, long, spike-shaped, hanging. The formula of flowers of nettle dioecious: male flowers – O(4)T(4)P0, female flowers – O(4)A0P(2). the Fruit is an egg — shaped nut of yellowish-gray color 1.2-1.5 cm long. Nettle blooms from June to September.

Nettle preparations are used for heavy menstrual bleeding, for non-heavy bleeding in the post-coagulation period of treatment of cervical erosion, for menopausal bleeding, subserous fibromyomas, and for insufficient uterine involution after childbirth and abortion. Decoction from the leaves is taken for diseases of the liver and biliary tract and for helminth infestations. In dental practice – for periodontitis and gingivostomatitis.

In dermatology, the plant is used externally for eczema, skin rashes, vitiligo (rubbed into the lesions of depigmentation); for abrasions, festering wounds, trophic ulcers, for the treatment and prevention of seborrhoea and hair loss, and when infected wounds, drip nosebleed, burns, traumatic skin lesions (bruises, etc.).

Nettle leaves are part of many herbal and dietary supplements.
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