Nettle is very popular with herbalists and homoeopathists. Nettle consists of formic acid, mucilage, mineral salts, ammonia, carbonic acid and water. The herb also contains vitamins C, K, B2, carotin, and nutrients like iron, potassium, calcium, sulfur and proteins. Nettle leaf produces styptic, blood and bile expelling, diuretic, purgative, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, expectorating, spasm inducing and tonic effect. Nettle leaf preparations help improve blood coagulability, raises the quantity of hemoglobin, platelets and red corpuscles in blood. It also helps lower the quantity of sugar in blood and has a stimulating action. Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity, thick blood, diseases requiring surgical intervention. Use with care with kidney problems.