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Stinging Nettle

Compounds in stinging nettle root may help block excess DHT.

The root of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) may help with androgenetic and telogen effluvium types of hair loss. The recommended dosage is 200 mg/day. 37

Physiological Effects and Benefits of Stinging Nettle

  • An edible indigenous plant consumed by native North American Timbisha Shoshone Indian tribe of the Death Valley, California area. 117
  • Reportedly contains phytosterols (which can help regulate hormones) and essential fatty acids50, 223
  • DHT blocker. 223
  • Contains vitamin A and vitamin C as well as vital minerals. 223
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