What is It?
Nettle - Urtica dioica, often known as common nettle, stinging nettle(although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, or just a nettle or stinger, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae.
What are the Benefits?
1. Reduce Inflammation
2. Helps treat prostate symptoms
3. Helps treat hay fever
4. Lowers blood pressure
5. Helps treat allergies
6. Fight infections
7. Relieve Stress
How Do I Use It?
Nettle Tea: Nettle tea helps heal the mucosal lining of the stomach in the case of ulcers or stomach irritation. Nettle tea can be brought already in a tea bag form or you can make it homemade.
Nettle Skincare: Nettle can be used for your skin, which will cleanse your body of toxins and unmask the beautiful you. You can also apply the tincture of nettle leaf topically for quick healing of patchy rashes that accompany eczema.
Nettle Supplement: Nettle can be taken daily as a herbal supplement,which is condensed in a powder than inserted into a capsule as an herbal supplement. Taking nettle daily helps protect one for respiratory problems, and infections.
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