I can never say enough about nettle and I drink it on the daily. It has so many amazing health benefits and everyone should have this herb in their medicine drawer. Here are a few examples, just to name a few.
It is rich in vitamins A, B1, B5, C, D, E and K, iron, potassium, copper, zinc, magnesium, calcium and others. It also contains flavonoids, essential amino acids and proteins.
The high levels of iron in the tea are essential to improve blood circulation and to lower blood pressure. Acting as a diuretic, nettle herbal tea eliminates sodium from your body. It also decreases sugar levels in the blood.
This tea is the right choice for helping in cases of physical and mental exhaustion. It stimulates your appetite, helping you to regain your strength in a healthy way.
It builds up a natural defense mechanism in your body as well as eliminating viruses and bacterial infections.
Nettle tea may treat urinary infections, kidney inflammations and help prevent water retention. It helps to dissolve kidney stones and being a blood purifier, driving toxins from your body.
It is good for increasing fertility in men and women.
During the pregnancy it gives nutrients to the mother and the fetus, while preventing anemia at this stage.
It decreases pain during and after delivery due to its high calcium content and it prevents hemorrhaging after childbirth due to high levels of vitamin K. However, remember to consult with you physician.
Afterwards, it increases quality and quantity of breast milk.
It aids with muscle and joint diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis, tendonitis, due to its high calcium content. You should drink this tea if you have broken or frail nails, as it is rich in iron and calcium.
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