Nettle, or stinging nettle, is a shrub that comes from northern Europe and Asia. The plant has heart-shaped leaves which looks pretty and has yellow or pink flowers. The stem is covered in tiny, stiff hairs that release stinging chemicals when touched. For centuries people have used the leaves, stem, or root from the nettle plant as and in various forms of herbal medicines. Along with the benefits to the body, it is very good for skin too.
Benefits of Nettle
Historically and Scientifically it has been said that Nettle leaves have many health benefits due to the presence of high amount of plant chemicals called polyphenols. This chemical plays an important role in helping cure many chronic diseases including urinary track disease, Anaemia, purify blood, helps in weight loss, detoxification of body, allergies, severe menstrual bleeding and disease of cardiovascular system.
How to make Nettle Tea
It is easier with loose Nettle tea, which is readily available in the stores.
Put 1 table spoon of loose nettle tea in a cup
Add boiling water to it
Let it sit for 2-5 minutes.
You can add honey if you wish but it's healthier to drink it pure.
When to have
Drinking Nettle Tea continuously of 3 weeks, 3 times a day will wash away a lot of harmful substances from your body, helping cleanse the liver and regenerate the skin.
Have one cup in the morning on empty stomach and other two cups during the day within a gap of 3 to 4 hours.
Hope you enjoy the tea. Stay healthy and glowing.
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