You may not be familiar with the fact that a great number of plants that grow in your backyard have numerous healing properties.
In addition, nettle is one of those plants with a wide array of therapeutic effects. It is an excellent source of fiber, and therefore it is used as a natural remedy for treating many health issues.
Nettle leaves are rich in various minerals and vitamins, such as vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin K1, and vitamin E, histamine, folic acid, butyric acid, acetic acid, acetylcholine, and formic acid. On the other hand, the root of the plant possesses potent anti-inflammatory compounds, such as coumarin, phytosterols, lignans, pentacyclic triterpenes, polysaccharides, ceramides, hydroxy fatty acids, lectins, alcohols, tannins, triterpenes, and monoterpenes. Nettle seed is packed with formic acid and volatile oils.
Moreover, nettle has been applied topically to the skin, and consumed as a wild food plant and herbal tea due to its soothing and diuretic effects on the urinary tract.
The plant has been used in the treatment of a variety of diseases, including sore throat, allergies, pneumonia, asthma, and any other health issues related to the respiratory system.
Here Are the Most Important Therapeutic Properties of Nettle:
Nettle is excellent in case you suffer from hair loss and constant dandruff, as well as to strengthen your scalp.
– Controls diabetes
With a simple infusion that you prepare at home with nettle and taking it 3 times a day you will be stabilizing your glucose levels in the blood.
– Urinary and kidney disorders
Thanks to its diuretics properties this plant can also help you prevent kidney stones and eliminate all the toxins through the urine.
– Circulatory problems
The chlorophyll content in the nettle will help to solve the problems with the circulation.
– Decreases prostate growth
It has been scientifically proven that the consumption of 120 mg or 2 capsules of nettle root can reduce the prostate enlargement. Knowing all of its benefits and properties, you should definitely begin using it.