JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.243, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY
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Urtica dioica, Stinging nettle, Endometriosis, Traditional medicine, Flavonoids, IN-VITRO, TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, PERITONEAL-FLUID, FOLK MEDICINE, GROWTH-FACTOR, AERIAL PARTS, MEDIATORS, GLYCOSIDES, EXTRACTS, AGONIST
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Urtica dioica L. has been used traditionally for centuries. U. dioica leaves and roots are used as a blood purifier, emmenagogue, and diuretic, as well as to treat menstrual hemorrhage, rheumatism, and eczema. The present study aimed to evaluate the activity of U. dioica L. aerial parts in endometriosis rat model.