Historic folk law documents the use of nettles as a natural food enhancement and immunostimulant on many species and humans safely and successfully over the years.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has a high nutritive value, containing several beneficial compounds such as vitamins A,D, and C, proteins, minerals calcium, iron, potassium, manganese, chlorine, amines, anti-oxidant chlorophyll, and 5- hydroxytryptophan. The carotenoids are another important nutrient group present in stinging nettle. Nine carotenoids were identified in the leaves, with the major one being B-carotene
Based on sound evidence showing that the natural traits occurring in nettles increase wellbeing Urtica Plus have developed a production model to make 100% pure nettle (Urtica dioica) commercially available. As a fully traceable UK product it is available as a raw to industry in many forms.