Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica L.) often known as common nettle, stinging or nettle leaf, or just a nettle or stinger. It is a perennial flowering plant that has been used in herbalism for ages. It prefers shady, wet thickets and forests, it covers roadside ditches, meadows, and fields. Today, Stinging Nettle can be found all over the world.
Stinging Nettle is used in many branches: from the food industry, through the cosmetics industry, and even horticulture and agriculture, providing dyes, feed materials and fibres.
Stinging Nettle Leaf can be used for a hair wash or face tonic, but it can be also added to scrambled eggs, bread rolls, bread and so on. You can serve it the same way as spinach by adding it to soups, dips etc.
How To Use Stinging Nettle Leaf Health Embassy
Pour 200ml of boiled water over 1-2 tsp Stinging Nettle Leaf and steep for 10-15 minutes. If longer it brews, it gets a much more intense taste and smell. You can try to improve the taste of this drink by mixing it with Lemon Balm Leaf or Stevia Powder.
The infusion can be also used for mouth rinsing or as a face tonic.
2 tsp of Stinging Nettle Leaf pour with 200ml of cool water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes, then brew for the next 5-10 minutes under the cover. After this time strain the mixture and drink.
Put 20-30g of Stinging Nettle Leaf into a pot and pour 3 litres of water into it. Cook it over low heat and bring it to boil. Leave for 5 minutes to steep. Strain it and, after cooling down, pour the solution over hair, do not rinse off, leave it on hair.
Bath for feet
Pour 2 litres of water over 15-20g of Stinging Nettle Leaf and leave for a night. Next day, bring it to boil. Pour the hot liquid into a basin and soak your feet for 20 minutes. A cold liquid can be also used for swollen feet.
Stinging Nettle Leaf pâté
Mix half a glass of finely chopped Stinging Nettle Leaf with the same amount of Yarrow Herb, 4 tbsp of natural yoghurt and 4 tbsp of cottage cheese. Season with salt and pepper, add chives.
50g of Stinging Nettle Leaf pour 150ml of warm olive oil (necessarily virgin olive oil). Set aside to stretch for 2 weeks. Then filter and pour into a bottle. Use externally to the skin lesions as a moisturizing and disinfectant. Can also be used as a food additive (in a dose of 1 tsp per day).
This product description is for informational purposes only.
It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.