May 28, 2016

White Dead Nettle Flower

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What other names is White Dead Nettle Flower known by?

Archangel, Archangélique, Bee Nettle, Blind Nettle, Deaf Nettle, Dumb Nettle, Herbe Archangélique, Lamier Blanc, Lamii Albi Flos, Lamium album, Ortie Blanche, Ortie Folle, Ortie Molle, Ortie Morte, Ortiga Blanca, Ortiga Muerta, Stingless Nettle, White Archangel, White Nettle.

What is White Dead Nettle Flower?

White dead nettle flower is a plant. It is used to make medicine.

People take white dead nettle flower for treating mild swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways. They also take it for its calming effects (as a sedative).

White dead nettle flower is sometimes applied directly to the affected area for mild inflammation of the mouth, throat, and skin; and for vaginal discharge.

Don't confuse white dead nettle flower with stinging nettle.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways.
  • Sore throat, when applied directly to the affected area.
  • Skin inflammation, when applied directly to the affected area.
  • Vaginal discharge, when applied directly to the affected area.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of white dead nettle flowers for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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