Nettle species grow as annuals or perennial herbaceous plants, rarely shrubs. They can reach, depending on the type, location and nutrient status, a height of 10–300 centimetres. Nettle is widely speard in Azerbaijan. This herb has been used in the traditional medicine internally (as tea or fresh leaves) to treat disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, locomotor system, skin, cardiovascular system, hemorrhage, influenza, rheumatism, and gout.
Nettle tea affects the kidneys directly. "Nettle is a diuretic. [It] increases urine output and removal of uric acid. Thus it can be useful for edema, and inflammatory arthritis Its main constituents are flavonoids (quercetin, kaempferol), carotenoids, Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin K1, triterpenes, sterols and minerals.
Nettle Tea is useful for prostatic hyperplasia, hair growth and skincare, allergie, blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis and weight loss.