Sida acuta

Sida acuta


A food supplement to support your health sometimes known as common wireweed. 

Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. They may also be used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as a starter ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas.

Please note the different strengths of the tinctures on offer and select the correct one for you.



Sida acuta extracted in ethanol (alcohol). The part used is the leaf. The strength is 1:2 50%. Suggested serving size of 2.5 ml. 




Adults: Take 2.5ml in a little water 3 times a day unless otherwise directed by your practitioner.



Only use this tincture under the advice of a medical or herbal medicine practitioner.


Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are planning to become pregnant. 

Not all herbs are suitable in breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness.

Please visit our Herbs A-Z section to check when, or when not to, take this herb. If in doubt, please ask us or your medical herbalist.

Side effects

Sida acuta can cause increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, stroke or seizures in some individuals. This is rare. If a side effect is experienced please let us know.

Drug Interactions

Sida may lower blood glucose and you should monitor this closely if you are taking metformin or a diabetic medication. Foods, herbs and food supplements can interact with some medicines. For more information on potential interactions for this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section and consult your medical herbalist or doctor before taking this herb.

More Information

In-depth information about the traditional uses of this herb can be found in our Herbs A-Z section.

Sida acuta tincture

Sida acuta tincture

Add to BagSida acuta tincture 1:2 50% 100ml £60.00
Add to BagSida acuta tincture 1:2 50% 500ml £168.00
Add to BagSida acuta tincture 1:2 50% 1L £252.00

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