Sometimes in the need to solve our health care problems we forget that nature is giving us everything that is needed for health there are natural and free drugs and remedies and on a reach of our hand. Nettle (Urtica dioica) is among the most useful herbs.
If people realized how useful and healing this plant is, the only cultivated plant would be nettle. All parts of the nettle – the stem, leaf, root and flower have medicinal properties.
Nettle is an excellent blood purifier, stimulates the disposal of harmful substances from the body and strengthens the immune system.
Nettle herb is best for cleaning and improving the blood. Positively effects on the pancreas and helps to lower blood sugar levels. Treats inflammation of the urinary tract, purify the blood and stimulates the intestines. Act positively to the skin and cleans the face of acne. Disinfects and treats oral infections in the mouth and gums. Therefore it is recommended as a part of a spring detoxification of the body.
Nettle tea is used for treating diseases of the gall bladder and the liver, and for sleeping disorders, cancer of the spleen and abdominal cancer, stomach cramps, ulcers, diseases of the lungs, hair loss, joint pain, rheumatism and fever. It is beneficial both for viral and bacterial infections. Also nettle tea is a powerful diuretic.
If you have a lower level of iron in the blood, and you feel tired and useless, your body needs nettle!
It contains a lot of iron and it is used in a state of anemia to increase the number of the red blood cells in the blood. After a short time of consuming nettles or their tea you will feel full of energy and health. Besides iron, also it contains calcium, potassium, phosphorus, pantothenic acid, lecithin, Vitamin C, Provitamin A, chlorophyll, flavonoids, sterol and triterpene.
Nettle, also it is used in the folk medicine and in cosmetics.