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Benefits of Nettle Tea:
This tea is made from leaves that are 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 present in the tea are essential to improve blood circulation and to lower blood pressure. Acting as a diuretic nettle tea eliminates sodium from your body. It also decreases sugar levels in the blood.
Again iron makes this tea anti-anemic improving on the overall well being of your organism.
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 also helps with respiratory problems by fighting coughs, tuberculosis and asthma, clearing your lungs when you most need it.
If you have intestinal disorders, nettle tea is recommended. It also helps with cases of dysentery, diarrhea, hemorrhoids and it is good for aiding the treatment of liver, bile and spleen diseases. It has a slight laxative effect, so best not to overdo it.
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. Each mother and each baby is unique, so ask your doctor whether you may take nettle or not.
Afterwards, it increases quality and quantity of breast milk.
As an astringent tea, it helps relieving excess discharges.
This tea helps healing certain skin conditions and dealing with allergies such as hay fever and eczemas.
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.
Other Uses of Nettle Tea:
Nettle can be used in the cosmetic world, for flavoring toothpaste, for example. Also nettle infusions and tinctures can be applied externally for healthier and smoother hair.