Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), sometimes referred to as stinging nettle or simply nettle leaf is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. One of the most applicable plants used. They strengthen and support the entire body. Nettles can be sauteed, or made into pesto, soup, or added to your daily smoothie but, I love a nice cup of Nettle tea finished off with a dollop of honey. Nettle can provide an assortment of health benefits including; detoxification, improved blood circulation, skin health, heart health, anti-inflammatory, improved respiratory conditions, eases the symptoms of menopause and treat PMS.
Clearly, a cup of tea goes a long way to better overall health and well being.
WARNING: It is always recommended to introduce new foods to your diet slowly so that you may monitor how your body responds. While Nettles are an edible wild it is cautioned for pregnant and breastfeeding women to avoid the use of. When in doubt, always speak with a medical and/or nutritional expert before consuming.