There is no better natural remedy than young nettle
Nettle is rich in vitamins A, B2, C, D and K and contains nutrients such as antioxidants, chlorophyll and amino acids. This is also a strong source of calcium, iodine, potassium, manganese, and magnesium.
If you’re having some urination issues, kidney stone, joint problems, nettle can help.
In addition, the nettle has properties which are anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-rheumatic, anticonvulsant and hypotensive.
One cup of nettle contains an incredible 1,790 vitamins A which is three times the regular dose that is recommended.
Nettle tea can reduce allergy symptoms, cough, cure spring exhaustion and purify blood.
When you want to pick a nettle, wear protective gloves. Then, with a sharp knife or scissors, cut the tips of the young nettle. Put the pickled nettle in a plate or purse. If the nettle burns you out, gardeners suggest applying baking soda and water to your skin. After a few minutes, the pain caused by nettle harvesting will disappear.
Before preparing nettle, it is necessary to pour boiling water to stop baking. Then, it is prepared according to the recipe.
Here are three great ideas for using your young nettle, refreshing your menu and improving your health…
Tea as a medicine
The easiest way to make nettle tea is to soak it over night in a jar of boiling water. Leave to cool and then put the container in the refrigerator until the next day.
Drain the tea in the morning, and drink it whenever you want. You should add the honey in the tea, if you like.
Nettle for beauty and health
Nettle oil: works well for conditions such as rheumatism, osteoporosis and arthritis. It is also used to heal wounds and skin burns easily, and can also aid in case of eczema and other skin problems.
To make nettle oil, fill the jar with fresh leaves of young nettle and sprinkle with olive or coconut oil. Close the jar, then leave it in the sun. Shake it daily, and allow it to stand in the sun for another twenty days. Before use, drain the oil and grease the skin.
Shampoo for hair growth
Nettle stimulates hair growth, so using nettle oil in the shampoo you’re washing your hair with is advisable.
Rinse the hair
An alternative to nettle shampoo is to get your hair rinsed with nettle tea. Wash your hair with nettle tea after daily shampoos. This procedure gives it shine and stimulates its growth, but also feeds the hair from within.
To relieve pain, nourish the skin, cure skin problems and relieve wrinkles, use nettle oil.