Nettle Leaf is not only a common plant that causes unpleasant sensations when in contact with its leaves. It can also be used in the form of tea or infusion for medicinal or cosmetic purposes.
Health benefits: Nettle Leaf strengthens the body. It also has diuretic properties, which is why it is recommended for people suffering from kidney stones and struggling with water retention. Nettle Leaf has a positive effect on hair and nails due to the high content of vitamins B1, C, E, and K, as well as phosphorus, manganese, silicon or calcium, which are also needed for the whole body to function well. Nettle Leaf tea is used for skin problems, especially acne, which has a bacterial basis. It also cleanses the body of toxins. Nettle Leaf can also be brewed for digestive problems, diarrhea and intestinal or gastritis. Cooled tea can be used as a mouthwash to disinfect the mouth or as a headwash to help with dandruff.
Other use: Nettle Leaf can be used in the bath as soap and often used for their decorative element in crafts such as candles, paper making and potpourri.
How to make a Nettle Leaf?
Put 1 teaspoon of Nettle Leaf into 250 ml of hot water, cover and leave for 15 minutes. You can add some sugar or honey.