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NETTLE (Urtica dioica) Nettle is one of the best medicinal plants, and if you only knew all its healing properties would cultivate nothing but nettle. It’s nettles, starting with roots over the stem and leaves all the way to the flower, therefore entirely medicinal. Many celebrities point out that nettles would have been exterminated a long time ago if they did not have the property of burning when in contact with our bodies.

Nettle tea

Nettle tea is effective against various eczema types, creating sand in the kidneys and bladder. Headaches often accompany kidney disease. Eczema is a consequence of some internal disorder in the body. Their treatment must begin from within with medicinal plants that purify the blood.

Nettle is our best plant for blood purification, from which the number grows at the same time red blood cells. Since it also has a beneficial effect on the pancreas, nettle goes away with tea. It also lowers blood sugar levels. You can also use it to treat urinary tract diseases and pathological urinary retention. It is especially recommended for the spring cleansing body of toxic substances.

Nettle use against disease

Now that we know the healing properties, it is necessary to prepare tea and carry out the spring cure in the spring while the plant is still young. You can take one cup on an empty stomach in the morning, half an hour before breakfast, and two to three cups during the day. The taste of this tea is not so bad. We need to drink it without sugar.

The people are a multi-week course nettle tea recommended against liver, bile, and spleen diseases. Even in the case of these organs’ tumors, code gastric catarrh, respiratory diseases, stomach cramps and ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and lung diseases. To keep the active substances preserved, never cook nettles. Just steam them.

Starting from certain years, the amount of iron in the body decreases, which causes exhaustion and fatigue, and a person feels old and less important. In this case, fresh nettle is recommended. It contains a lot of iron and is therefore used successfully.

In water sickness (edema), nettle helps extract a large amount of water from the body. Through active substances that strengthen the blood, it helps with paleness, anemia, and severe blood diseases. In combination with other plants, nettle is also used in leukemia.

Nettle reduces the tendency to colds and helps with gout and rheumatic diseases. With fresh nettle tea, we can also wash our hair, which becomes shiny and thicker. Nettle also helps a lot with the narrowing of blood vessels. Any spasm in the leg indicates a disorder of blood circulation regardless of its origin. In these cases, nettle root baths are recommended.

In sciatica, cross pain with stabbing and inflammation of the nerves of the hands and feet, fresh nettle should be rubbed into the painful place quite easily. In sciatica, rubbing with fresh nettle should start from the ankle (article) with the outer side to the hips and from there with the foot’s inner side all the way to the heel. Do the same for other diseases.

Nettle has a healing effect

Medicinal effect: tea from the whole plant separates mucus from the lungs, cleanses the stomach, liver, and intestines, and is also an excellent remedy for anemia, hemorrhoids, jaundice, malaria, and all other fevers, mostly urine separates bad juices from the body and cleanses the body. In a mixture with others  nettle plants heal stomach ulcer

Tea for liver and stomach

Stinging nettle tea for the stomach and liver is prepared from the whole plant. In a bowl with 2 liters of water, pour 2-3 tablespoons of chopped nettle. It would help if you left the mixture to stand for 10-12 hours. After that, cook the mixture on low heat for about half an hour. When the tea has cooled, it should be drunk one cup 3 times a day.

This tea expels and reduces mucus in the lungs, and mucus cleanses the intestines, liver, and stomach.

Stomach ulcer tea

Mix chopped leaves and nettle root in the amount of 10 tablespoons, one tablespoon of wormwood leaves and flowers, two tablespoons of chopped buckthorn leaves, and one tablespoon of chopped spruce berries. 

This mixture should stand in red wine for 12 hours. After that, add 4 tablespoons of homemade honey. The mixture is cooked for about half an hour.

Cover and keep until cool. This mixture of wine and herbs is drunk lukewarm by one tablespoon before meals. 

This mixture of wine and herbs is associated with kidney diseases and various types of neuroses.

Nettles for pest control and fruit spraying

Nettle is an exceptional pesticide that can destroy and disperse plant lice. For this purpose, young nettles and nettles are used in the flowering phase, not nettles that already have seeds. Harvested nettles are poured with water to cross 5 cm over them. It is best to use rainwater for these purposes. So let it stand for 24 hours. Strain the liquid and spray the fruits that have attacked your plants with it. 

White nettle or dead nettle

white nettle

( Lamium album) Fam. Lamiaceae  Popular names: dead white nettle, mead  Description: The leaves have a heart-oval stalk, they are pointed at the top, unevenly laterally serrated, they grow in pairs on the tree  (one against the other). The flowers are white or white-yellow and grow from the leaf’s inner basal part—the plant blooms in April-June. 

It grows in wet places, near fences, in ditches, hills, mountainous landscapes.  It is a herbaceous, colorful plant with a four-lobed stem,  20-40 cm high, more or less fibrous. It’s gathering the whole plant or just the flowers without the calyx at the time of flowering.  The collection is done in dry weather because otherwise, flowers darken (April-August).

Drying of the collected parts should be in the shade, in well-ventilated rooms or outdoors, on special paper-covered frames.  Dried flowers are placed in paper bags or lined drawers paper and are protected from light and moisture. If it’s a whole plant,  it should be kept in canvas sacks. 

It has many healing properties and can also be used as a diuretic to constrict blood vessels, a sedative for sedation. It is used to make essential oils. 

It is used in menopause, prevents migraines, reduces benign changes and an enlarged prostate. This plant is perfect against whitewash and eczema in cream or essential oil.

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