When you hear the word ‘nettle’, the first thing that comes to mind is burning rashes. The last thing that anyone would’ve thought about is its health benefits. Nettle is rich in fiber and can be used in treating pneumonia, sore throat, asthma, diabetes, enlarged prostate, and even gangrene.
Taking nettle infusions 3 times a day can regulate your blood glucose levels.
Drinking nettle tea or putting on nettle tincture is great for your skin because nettle has powerful antibacterial, astringent, nourishing, stimulating and purifying properties which can help you in cases of acne or marks caused by herpes.
Nettle can stop hair loss, eliminate dandruff and strengthen and repair your hair follicles.
Several studies have confirmed that by taking 120 mg. of nettle root (2 capsules) every day you will reduce your enlarged prostate and prevent further complications.
UTI and kidney infections
Being a diuretic agent, it can eliminate fluids through the urine and expel dangerous bacteria from your urinary tract and prevents infections. Many people use nettle drops to prevent kidney stones.
Thanks to the arteriosclerotic effects, nettle is an ideal remedy against any circulatory problem.