effect on the body, rules for collecting leaves, cooking methods

Each plant has its own purpose. Nettle, which irritates summer residents and burns strongly on skin contact, also proves to be rich in vitamins and trace elements. Its composition has a beneficial effect on the human body and acts as a preventive measure against many diseases. Although the plant’s stems and leaves appear tough, they boil quickly from hot water. To preserve the beneficial substances in medicinal tea, it must be brewed correctly.

The benefits and harms of herbal tea from nettles

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Preparation of tonic nettle elixir

If we talk about tea, it can be drunk one or two cups a day for preventive purposes, fearless. A decoction of nettle has a medicinal effect. The leaves of the plant are boiled first and then infused. Such a remedy is used with spoons and a certain course.


Stinging nettle contains a lot of iron, vitamins C and B, ascorbic acid, tannins, carotene. Due to its rich composition, tea helps with a number of diseases:

  • eliminates swelling in the extremities and helps to normalize kidney function, has a mild diuretic effect;
  • nettle has a hormonal effect, therefore it is very useful for women, actively used in gynecology;
  • the walls of the vessels become elastic;
  • removes toxins and toxins;
  • cleanses the liver and gallbladder;
  • reduces sugar;
  • prevents anemia
  • relieves inflammation.
Nettle in cosmetology
Used in hair care

Nettle is used in cosmetology to restore damaged hair and tighten the skin. Conditioners, masks, rinses based on plant extracts are effective and economical.

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