A comprehensive review on the stinging nettle effect and efficacy profiles. Part II: urticae radix.

@article{Chrubasik2007ACR,
  title={A comprehensive review on the stinging nettle effect and efficacy profiles. Part II: urticae radix.},
  author={Julia E Chrubasik and Basil D. Roufogalis and Hildebert Wagner and Sigrun A Chrubasik},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 7-8},
  pages={568-79}
}
Nettle root is recommended for complaints associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). We therefore conducted a comprehensive review of the literature to summarise the pharmacological and clinical effects of this plant material. Only a few components of the active principle have been identified and the mechanism of action is still unclear. It seems likely that sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), aromatase, epidermal growth factor and prostate steroid membrane receptors are involved in… CONTINUE READING