Fights free radicals
May reduce risk of diabetes
Promotes eye health
Relieves chest infections
Relieves sore throat
Did You Know?
- Nettle has been used for centuries in treat allergies, especially hayfever.
- Nettles are sometimes used in shampoos since they help to control dandruff and make hair more glossy.
- When cooked, nettles lose their sting and have a similar flavour to spinach. They are a good source of vitamin C, iron, and calcium and also provide a surprising amount of protein.
Ways to Eat:
- Blended in salad dressing
- In omelets
- Nettle stems contain a fiber, used for making ropes, sails and fine linen cloth, suitable even for shirts and beddings
- Leaves of the nettle may be used for producing beautiful and permanent green dye
- Nettles grow best and should be planted during the spring season
Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.