Did you ever wonder why the nettle is coated with betrothed needles and is burning everything and everyone that touches it? These betrothed needles serve the nettle as protection from pests, animals and anything that it could damage it, because the nettle is created exclusively for the human.
If the burning effect wasn’t present, the nettle would have been eradicated from ancient times, and this is a gift to the people. But the people eradicate it, are angry at her, pull it out, do not like it, not knowing that her healing powers are amazing!
It is this nettle which no one knows why it grows at our yards, is one of the most useful herbs.
The all parts of the nettle – stems, leaves, roots and flowers have healing properties.
Swedish scientist Abbe Küenzi claims that nettles would have long disappeared from the face of the earth, if you they didn’t have the stings. Animals and insects would have eaten it long time ago.
“Once I gave a tip to a mother of seven children, who since her last birth suffered from headaches and eczema, to drink nettle tea. In a short time she got rid of the eczema and headaches. Since the eczema has an internal reason, it should be treated by taking herbs that clean the blood, “says Küenzi and adds:
“Nettle is the best plant for cleaning and improving the blood. Positive effect on the pancreas and can help to reduce blood sugar. Nettle treatesthe urinary tract infection and stimulates the bowel. Therefore, nettles are recommended as part of the spring cleansing of the body. In herbal medicine, nettle tea is used for liver disease and bile, for sleep disorders, in tumors of the spleen, for stomach cramps, ulcers, lung disease and so on. The tea should be consumed for four weeks. Do not brew the tea, as this will destroy the precious ingredients. You can drink one cup of the nettle tea each day throughout the year for prevention. The nettle tea is also beneficial in viral and bacterial infections. If you have low iron levels in the body and you feel tired and useless, nettle is what you need! Nettle contains a lot of iron, and is successfully used in anemia. After some time, again you will feel full of energy and health.
If you are anemic andin addition to the lack of iron, you have stomach, gall bladder problems and suffered from headaches, we recommend the nettle tea. The nettle tea will help you after some time. You should turn your whole family to this natural way of healing. ”
Nettle tea is a diuretic, and therefore can be used in dropsy. It builds the blood and therefore is beneficial in many blood diseases. In combination with other herbs, nettles can be successfully used to treat leukemia. People who suffer from allergies, including hay fever, should also drink nettle tea.
Nettle is one of the most common medicinal plants. It grows almost everywhere and blooms from spring to fall. The healing is edible and very helpful for overall health. Nettle is still used in Greece tomassage against rheumatic pains. Nettle affects the metabolism, by stimulating the secretion of digestive juices and facilitating themetabolism of fats. It contains a lot of chlorophyll, minerals (calcium, potassium, iron and phosphorus) and vitamins (C and A). Flavonoids, which have a positive effect on our body, the root extract is used against hair loss, but because of the amount of iron has a positive effect on the formation of red blood cells. In agriculture is good not only as an insecticide, but also as a nutritious vegetable.
So why don’t we look around, gather nettle leaves and go nettles to health. Here are some recipes…
The nettle is recommended for the treatment of a few diseases
It cleans the blood, regenerates red blood cells, cleanses the body of unwanted and harmful substances; treates severe abdominal discomfort, menstrual and other female problems, diseases of the urinary organs, poor urination, severe kidney disease, inflammation of the bladder, stomach ulcers, intestinal and lung, clearing the lungs of mucus, wheezing and cures asthma; strengthens the entire nervous system, cures insomnia and is also used for warming cold feet.
TEA: 3 tablespoons of nettle pour with 1 liter of boiling water, cover and leave for 5 minutes; Strain and you can drink up to 2 liters of such tea during the day. You can sweeten it a little, and if you reheat it, be careful not to overheat, because then it loses its healing properties.
Tea blends: In equal parts mix nettles, cleavers and goldenrod: place one tablespoon of this mixture in 1/2 a liter of boiling water; After 5-10 minutes drain and drink it hot during the day, in small sips. This is the best cure for kidney disease, especially when the kidneys fizzle and drought.
BATH:Boil the fresh leaves and soak your cold, frost-bitten feet inthe liquid. You can treat cold feet by placing fresh leavesin the shoes, and keeping them all day.
OIL: Strained the juice of nettle,and mix it in equal parts with the walnut oil; Every night before bed squeeze the forehead, temples and chest with the oil; This eliminates nervousness, strengthens the nerves and memory.
MAKEUP:Put 100-200 g of dried roots overnight in a 3 l. of cold water and cook them the other day for about 10 minutes. You will get an excellent tool that will strengthen the roots of the hair and help you against hair loss. Of course, it can be used as fresh roots.
FRESH nettle juice: The juice extractor squeezes the juice from the fresh nettles, which are consumed immediately after juicing. It can be diluted with water and mixed with honey. Daily taking of one to two cups of the juice can cure anemia, jaundice, threw the sand from the bladder and reduce blood sugar levels.
Maybe after reading this you will choose not to destroy the nettle in your backyard, but take advantage of them.
Keep the nettle and do not be mad at it – as its only goal is to help you.