Nettle (Urtica) or stinging nettle has been applied for centuries in folk medicine to heal various inflammatory diseases, allergies, skin problems and as a remedy for many other health issues.
The benefits of this plant are amazing especially when its leaves are used in the form of teas. This flowering plant can be found practically in all parts of the world, but its origin is Europe and Asia. The heart-shaped leaves of the nettle plant are widely used in lotions, creams, dishes, drinks, decoctions and herbal teas.
Stinging nettle has a number of helpful health benefits and the products made from this plant parts including stem, roots, leaves promote general health, anti-inflammatory qualities, relief from pain, urinary problems, prostate problems and many others.
The plant has been studied widely and has demonstrated great effects in treating arthritis, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, bladder and kidney infections, bronchitis, gout, hives, multiple sclerosis, prostate enlargement, sciatica and bleeding of the stomach. It can be applied orally in the form of herbal teas and externally as a treatment for problem hair and dandruff.
Studies of stinging nettle leaves have shown its great antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-ulcer, astringent and analgesic effects. The folk medicine uses this plant for treating muscle pain, eczema, anemia, allergies and hypertension.
Stinging nettle is a part of different herbal teas from the collection of Siberian Monastery Teas. It is added as a valuable part of blends for urinary problems, female problems, hypertension, skin problems and many others.
Taken orally in the form of teas, nettle leaves components may interfere with the body’s production of prostaglandins and other inflammation-causing substances.
The plant can reduce the allergic reaction and normalize the response of the immune system. The teas containing nettle leaves are applied to reduce pain in the muscles, joints, stop bleeding and relieve irritation.
Nettle leaves can facilitate the symptoms of enlarged prostate and urinary issues. Being a diuretic the plant can improve the emptying of the bladder, lessen the pain during urination, and reduce the inflammatory processes in the prostate gland. Not without reason this plant has been traditionally used for kidney and bladder infections and male health problems.
People, suffering from osteoarthritis, joint pain, arthritis, often find relief if nettle-containing teas. Nettle works like a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and can be used together with medicines to reduce pain, reduced mobility and discomfort associated with arthritis.
Nettle leaves contain substances which can stop bleeding. This plant is often recommended for women with gynecological problems, painful menstrual cycles, before and after surgeries.
The teas containing this plant can be used for the following conditions, health states and illnesses: promotion of lactation, hair health, skin health, allergies, bleeding, water retention, urinary symptoms, anemia, menstrual pain and others.
Nettle leaves do not produce side effects and can be used on regular basis as single remedy or in combination with other herbs.
Stinging nettle can be collected and dried or it can be obtained in ready to use teas, capsules, extracts and lotions. The herbal teas from Siberia contain only pure eco-friendly herbs from absolutely clean regions. The products containing stinging nettle have different pharmacological qualities and can be used for various medical purposes.
It is so easy to buy a special tea containing stinging nettle for your individual needs. The mixed herbs in the teas are absolutely safe and proven to be highly effective. People with allergies and pregnant women should ask their doctor about use of any of the herbal products including teas containing stinging nettle.