Nettle leaves are rich in silica and sulfur, both of which help in hair growth as well as preventing hair loss.
- Vitamins: Vitamins A, C
and K, as well as several B vitamins
- Minerals: Calcium, iron,
magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium
- Fats: Linoleic acid,
linolenic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid
- Amino acids: All of the essential amino acids
- Polyphenols: Kaempferol,
quercetin, caffeic acid, coumarins and other flavonoids
- Pigments: Beta-carotene, lutein,
luteoxanthin and other carotenoid
- May Treat Enlarged Prostate Symptoms
Treat Hay Fever
May Lower Blood Pressure
Aid Blood Sugar Control
Topical (Wound and burn healing).
Ability to detoxify the body, ease seasonal allergies, boost immunity, increase circulation, improve energy levels, manage menstruation, minimize menopausal symptoms, and aid in skin care.
The leaves are rich sources of terpenoids, carotenoids, fatty acids, essential amino acids, chlorophyll, and minerals. They also contain important polyphenols, which have antioxidant properties.
Promote Feminine Health
Prevent Kidney Stones
Ease Respiratory Issues
It will help stimulate the production of milk and make lactation easier for new mothers.
Consuming dried or cooked stinging nettle is generally safe. There are few, if any, side effects.
However, be careful when handling fresh stinging nettle leaves, as their hair-like barbs can harm your skin.
These barbs can inject an array of chemicals, such as
These compounds can cause rashes, bumps, hives and itchiness.
Pregnant women should avoid consuming stinging nettle because it may trigger uterine contractions, which can raise the risk of a miscarriage.
Certain doses could cause uterine contractions.