Benefits of Nettle plant


In historical terms, medical plant seems that nettle (Urtica Dioica) has been used since prehistoric times. It is also a known fact that Caesar's Roman troops brought nettle from England. Nettle contains a great number of amino acids, glucidic substances, amines, sterols, cetones as methyl heptenone, acetophenone, volatile oil, fatty substances, sitosterols, formic and acetic acid, panthotenic acid, folic acid, chlorophyl 0.3 - 0.8, protoporphyrine and coproporphynine. Perhaps the most well known property of nettle is that it stings.
Nettle tea
Nettle tea it cures diseases and inflammations of the urinary system, and also urinary retentions. Preparation: the tea can be prepared through soaking the fresh or dried leaves in boiled water.
Nettle infusion
Washing the scalp with nettle (leaves or roots) infusion helps regenerate, grow and thicken the hair.
Nettle tincture
It eliminates dandruff and leaves the hair silky.
Nettle juice
In case of anemia and demineralization - consume one-two glasses of nettle juice for two weeks. Preparation: gather the nettle leaves and stem and put them into the fruit juicer.
Root powder
Preparation: the dried nettle roots are finely crushed using an electric coffee grinder.

Nettle helps strengthen the immune system, annihilating the predisposition towards colds.