Nettle leaf tea is derived from the leaves of the common nettle plant, also known as the stinging nettle. The scientific name for this plant is Urtica Dioica. The ‘stinging’ moniker is apt, as handling the plant with exposed skin is known to produce a burning sensation that persists after contact.
Nettle leaves contain a range of vitamins and minerals. In nettle leaf tea, two common vitamins found are:
Health Benefits of Nettle Leaf Tea:
Stinging nettle's leaves and root provide a wide variety of nutrients.
May reduce inflammation.
May treat enlarged prostate symptoms.
May treat hay fever.
May lower blood pressure.
May aid blood sugar control.
1.May cause diarrhea and constipation.
*2 cups in a day.
*Not recommended for children below 12 years.