Stinging nettle tea

Required material

1 - 2 tsp dried stinging nettle leaves

or a handful of fresh young stinging nettle leaves

1 cup boiling water

Application

Can help for bladder infections and rheumatic disorders.

Stinging nettle tea: pour hot water over fresh or dried stinging nettle leaves and leave to infuse for approx. 10 minutes.

Instructions: drink 1 to 2 cups per day. Don't drink for longer than 3 weeks at a time.

Tip: A forgotten vegetable: Stinging nettle is more than just a medicinal herb, it also contains nutrients and vital substances and has a surprisingly mild and creamy flavour. It can be used in a variety of delicious dishes. Nettle contains large amounts of iron, calcium and vitamin C. Prepared like spinach, the leaves lose their sting as soon as they are cooked or soaked in water.

Effect

Stinging nettle tea can have the following effects:

  • Diuretic
  • Cleansing
  • Stimulates the metabolism
  • Haematopoietic (blood-forming)
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Expectorant

Helps against

Bladder infections, rheumatic disorders

Synonyms

stinging nettle tea, nettle tea

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