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113. Urtica.—Nettle. Stinging Nettle.

Botanical name:

113. URTICA.—NETTLE. STINGING NETTLE. The herb of Urti'ca dio'ica Linné Habitat: United States and Europe. Tonic, astringent, and a valuable diuretic. As an astringent it is chiefly used in uterine hemorrhages. Dose: 20 to 40 gr. (1.3 to 2.6 Gm.).

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.

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