Botanical Name: Urtica dioica
Know for its sting, nettle has long been appreciated for it medicinal uses. It is known to be a diuretic, tonic, astringent, and anti-inflammatory herb, among others.
Qualities: Nettle, also referred to as stinging nettle, is considered to be a very nourishing herb, capable of healing the body internally and externally. Nettle is known to help support female health and fertility, while it is also detoxifying. It contains essential minerals including iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium, as well as serotonin, choline, chlorophyll, amino acids, lecithin, carotenoids, flavonoids, sterols, tannins, and vitamins.
Common use: Commonly steeped as a tea, made into an extract, or encapsulated.
Storage: To maintain freshness keep sealed in an airtight container away from heat and direct sunlight.
Safety: It is wise to consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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