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White dead nettle

What is it?

White Dead Nettle is an herbal medicine used on the skin for mild redness and soreness. It is used by mouth for dissolving phlegm during a cold, for cough, sore throat, or for stomach complaints, such as gas or upset stomach. It has also been used for menopausal disorders.

Other names for White Dead Nettle include: Laminium album, Archangel, Oleisse Taubnesselblueten, and Fleurs d'Ortie Blance.

Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you need more information about this medicine or if any information in this leaflet concerns you.

Before Using:

Tell your doctor if you


Talk with your caregiver about how much White Dead Nettle you should take. The amount depends on the strength of the medicine and the reason you are taking White Dead Nettle. If you are using this medicine without instructions from your caregiver, follow the directions on the medicine bottle. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than the directions tell you to.

To store this medicine:

Keep all medicine locked up and away from children. Store medicine away from heat and direct light. Do not store your medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down and not work the way it should work. Throw away medicine that is out of date or that you do not need. Never share your medicine with others.


Side Effects:

Stop taking your medicine right away and talk to your doctor if you have any of the following side effects. Your medicine may be causing these symptoms which may mean you are allergic to it.

Other Side Effects:

This medicine may also cause other side effects. Tell your doctor if you have side effects that you think are caused by this medicine.


1. Blumenthal, Busse, Goldberg, et al: The Complete German Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. The American Botanical Council, Austin, TX; 1998

Last Updated: 9/15/2016

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