"Urtica dioica" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant species of the genus Urtica, family URTICACEAE. Roots have been used to treat PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA. Leaves are edible after the stinging quality is eliminated by brief heating.
- Urtica dioica
- Urtica dioicas
- dioica, Urtica
- Nettle, Stinging
- Nettles, Stinging
- Stinging Nettles
- Stinging Nettle
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