Nettle is a flowering plant with leaves in the shape of a heart with yellow or pink flowers. Alternative medicine has been used since the time of Ancient Greece. Her originally is from colder regions of Europe and Asia, but today can be found everywhere in the world.
Also is an herb that is rich in vitamins, minerals, acetylcholine, formic acid, folic acid etc., also is good histamine. The nettle efficiently relieves rheumatic discomfort, and is also a great diuretic.
Laboratory trials that were conducted in Germany in 1999 showed that nettle leaves had a powerful anti-inflammatory effect. It acts against diarrhea and helps treat hemorrhoids.
Tea is used to rinse the urinary tract and to prevent the formation of sand in the kidneys. Nettle also reduces blood sugar levels and is also used in numerous diabetes-related teas.
Tea from hives is a great tool for strengthening the body because it stimulates appetite, supplies the body with iron and successfully acts against fatigue. In outdoor use, it is used to treat many skin problems such as acne, eczema, oily skin and dandruff.
The recipe for nettle tea
- 2 teaspoons of nettle leaves
- 250 milliliters of water
Pour the fresh or dry nettle leaves with boiling water; allow standing for 10 minutes in a folding bowl, and then strain. It can be mixed with other herbs such as echinacea, raspberry leaf or goldenseal.
This tea can be consumed once or three times a day for the treatment of rheumatic pain, fatigue, anemia, and decreased appetite. But before you decide to consume this tea often, you should first consult with a doctor.