Nature's Herbs - Nettle Leaf - 100 Capsules Nature's Herbs Wild Countryside Nettle Leaf is harvested from Eastern Europe. A perennial that grows up to 4 fee tall, mature nettles are covered with stinging hairs that cause a burning sensation when touched. Our exclusive FreshCare System inhibits normal plant oxidation, maintaining product potency and extending freshness. It includes all-natural antioxidants in each capsule, oxygen-absorbing packets in each bottle, special air-tight seals and amber glass packaging for uncompromised quality. NettleParts Used and Where GrownNettle is a leafy plant that is found in most temperate regions of the world. The Latin root of Urtica is uro, meaning I burn, indicative of the small stings caused by the little hairs on the leaves of this plant that burn when contact is made with the skin. The root and leaves of nettle are used in herbal medicine. Historical or Traditional UseNettle has a long history of use. The tough fibers from the stem have been used to make cloth and cooked nettle leaves were eaten as vegetables. From ancient Greece to the present, nettle has been documented for its traditional use in treating coughs, tuberculosis, and arthritis and in stimulating hair growth. About Nature's HerbsTheir RootsTwinlab was created in 1968 when founder David Blechman leveraged his 20 years of expertise in the pharmaceutical industry to develop and market a liquid protein supplement. Working out of his family's garage, he and his wife named their developing business Twinlab, after the couple's two sets of twins. Sales soared, and in the 1980s, Twinlab branched out to a broader range of vitamins, minerals, herbs and teas. TodaySince 1968, the Twinlab brand has been the trusted leader for innovative, high performance health and wellness products.