Alfred Vogel used to create Urticalcin by hand, mixing the ingredients to the correct consistency before hand-pressing the tablets. The demand was such that he soon had to develop a machine to carry out this laborious task for him while maintaining the quality of this most useful mixture.
• Arthritic and rheumatic conditions
• Prickly heat/allergic reactions
How it works:
Nettle has a diuretic action, attributed to its flavonoid content. These increase the excretion of a number of waste substances from the body, particularly acidic metabolites, eg. uric acid. This action is of particular benefit in gout and arthritic conditions.
This cleansing action is of value in chronic skin conditions, especially the itchy complaints such as eczema and nettle rash, where it also appears to possess an antiallergenic action.
Urtica has a nutritive value, containing vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium and silica.
No restrictions to use are known
Extracts of Urtica, Silicea, Calcium carbonate, Calcium phosphate and Sodium phosphate. Also contains lactose, magnesium strearate (vegetable source) and pregelatinised potato starch to 100mg.
This product contains lactose and may not be suitable for those who are lactose intolerant.