If we look at spring and autumn, when nettle (Urtica dioica) blooms, how close it is to us humans, isn't this a sign that it is our natural helper for health and beauty?
Other names: common nettle, stinging nettle
The leaves of the herb have haemostatic, diuretic, anti-rheumatic action; Have a beneficial effect on metabolism, reduce blood sugar. This action is due to vitamins, iron salts and other compounds.
It is used for internal bleeding (uterine, kidney, liver) and as an enhancer.
With eczema in children, nettle tea helps a lot. Eczema usually has an internal causative agent and they should be treated internally with blood-purifying herbs. Nettle is the best blood-forming and creeping curative plant. And because it affects the pancreatic gland, it reduces the sugar content in the blood. Whole-body baths with nettles help with sciatica.
Thanks to its blood-forming enzymes, it helps in malnutrition, anemia and other severe blood disorders. Sand in the kidneys and the bladder is affected by nettles.
In Bulgarian folk medicine, nettle is used in rheumatism, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, headache, epilepsy, hysteria, cough, shortness of breath, vodka, jaundice, diabetes.
Nettle - dried leaves, seeds or root
Application: in case of anemia, diabetes, weakness after illness and others.
Method of preparation: pour 1 tablespoon with 400ml of boiling water and leave to soak for 1 hour. Filter the decoction and drink one wineglass three times a day before meals.
Leaves: 50 g
Seeds: 30 g
Root: 40 g