Nettle has been used worldwide for centuries in a variety of countries and cultures. It has been eaten as a wild food plant, applied topically to the skin, and drunk as an herbal tea. It was used extensively for its fibers and was woven into cloth. Nettle fibers were considered to be high quality and comparable to flax or hemp in Northern Europe.
Nettle leaf may assist with allergies and hay fever thanks to its antihistamine properties. It also may boost energy levels, alleviate arthritic pain and symptoms of gout, while also being a lactation stimulant, It is useful for skin problems and arthritic when poor kidney function and fluid retention are the cause. May also slow bleeding from wounds and nosebleeds and heavy menstruation. It is also useful for anaemia, allergies, and may increase breast milk production.
|Botanical Name||Urtica dioica|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|
|Country of Origin||Poland/Bulgaria|
Nutritive tonic, diuretic, anti-haemorrhagic, hypoglycaemic, circulatory stimulant, galactagogue, alterative.
USE - PREPARATIONS
- Herbal Tea
- Used in herbal beer,
- Add colour to foods.
CONTRAINDICATIONS / SAFETY
- No known precautions
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