Triple power of nettle

For the treatment of inflammatory processes of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, tongue and periodontal disease in dental practice, medicinal plants are widely used, which have an astringent and anti-inflammatory effect.

⠀ The usefulness of nettle, first of all, can be explained by the high content of formic acid, as well as tannins and flavonoids (phenolic compounds, which are also found in citrus peel, onions, green tea). The high content of vitamin K is explained by the fact that nettle extract increases the percentage hemoglobin content and improves blood clotting.

In dentistry, nettle is used for catarrhal and ulcerative stomatitis, gingivitis (inflammation of the gums), periodontal disease. ⠀ Nettle decoctions have a good therapeutic effect in periodontal disease and gingivitis.

This plant has an analgesic effect, speeds up the repair of the gingival mucosa and reduces the secretion of pus. Caution: Nettle extract is not recommended for pregnant women, as it can cause miscarriage.

Take with caution to people who have problems with blood clotting, especially if it is increased, severe hypertension, acute stage of thrombophlebitis.