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Stinging Nettle Root

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Stinging Nettle Root (lat. Urtica Dioica L.) is not just a weed. In the countryside, it has been treated with respect for centuries due to its healing..

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Stinging Nettle Root (lat. Urtica Dioica L.) is not just a weed. In the countryside, it has been treated with respect for centuries due to its healing properties and nutritional value. Nettle contains many valuable vitamins, microelements and mineral salts that are helpful, among others, in the treatment of kidney stones and arthritis. For medicinal purposes, leaves collected before flowering (Urticae folium) and roots - dug in autumn or early spring (Urticae radix), as well as the whole herb (Urticae herba) are used. 

 

Health properties

  • Diuretic properties;
  • Analgesic properties;
  • Hematopoietic action;
  • Antihistamine action;
  • It contains a lot of minerals and vitamins;
  • Bactericidal properties;
  • It supports the excretion of harmful substances from the body.

 

Application

  • Reduce allergies;
  • Lowering cholesterol;
  • Lowering urea levels;
  • Lowering the level of sodium chloride;
  • Reduction of inflammation;
  • Pain relief;
  • Hair loss inhibition;
  • Vasodilation;
  • Lowers blood pressure;
  • Moreover, it has a positive effect on the wound healing process;
  • Enhances breastfeeding and helps remove excess water from the body;
  • Urolithiasis;
  • Gout (arthritis);
  • Rheumatic diseases;
  • Certain skin conditions, especially in adolescence.

 

Dosage and how to use

Root infusion 

Pour a teaspoon of dried herb with a glass of boiling water and let it brew for about 15 minutes, then strain.

Root decoction 

Take 2 teaspoons of roots, then pour with a glass of cold water and cook, covered, for about 5 minutes, drain.

Root macerate 

Pour a glass of dried herb with 3 cups of cool water and set aside for 8 hours, then drain. Store in a refrigerator.

Root tincture 

Take 100g of the dried roots place it in a large jar. Add 0.5l of alcohol (70%), add 50g of sugar and mix well. Keep tightly closed in a dark place, and after two weeks, strain and pour into a dark glass bottle.

 

Side effects

None reported.

Contraindications 

Nettle tea cannot be drunk too much. Four cups a day is the maximum dose that ensures the beneficial effects of this plant and prevents, for example, the flushing of mineral salts from the body. It can not be used by people with chronic kidney diseases without consulting a doctor, as well as people after surgery. Also when excess iron is detected in the body because the nettle increases iron levels. Nettle also has blood sugar lowering properties, so people with diabetes cannot use it without consulting a doctor.

 

100% natural, organic, no additives.

Our herbs are certified to not contain allergens and are GMO free, organic. Carefully collected from their wild sites. Free from environmental pollutions.

Packed in a paper pouch with ziplock, heat sealed to preserve the aroma and properties.

 

FREE SAMPLE (25g) with all purchases of 250g and more. Please send me message with your preferred sample. If I won't get message from you it will be random sample from our other herbs (please see our other items).

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