Nettle is one of the healthiest plants that exist and are available to people. It is used to treat a large number of diseases, especially kidney disease and anemia.
Nettle is extremely rich in beneficial substances: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamins C, A, B2 and K, carotene, pantothenic acid etc.
Nettle is the best plant for cleaning and improving your blood count. It has a positive effect on the pancreas and can helps to lower your blood sugar, but it can also treat inflammations of the urinary tract and stimulate bowel movements. This is why nettle is recommended when you want to spring clean your organism.
Nettle is commonly used as a remedy for : blood purification, anemia, rheumatism, fever, excessive urination, tuberculosis, bronchitis, diseases of the joints, kidney stones, wound healing, anti-radiation, ulcers, insomnia and nervousness, against hair loss,
If you have low iron levels in your body and you feel tired and stressed, nettle is exactly what you need! Nettle contains plenty of iron and has successfully been used in anemia cases. After some time of using nettle, you will start feeling full of energy and health again.
If you want to harvest it and prepare this recipe, we advise you to do that somewhere in the meadows, in nature, away from the city and all of the unhealthy industry…
Below you can find a recipe that is very simple to make.
- 40 nettle tops (preferably from young plants)
- 1 kg of sugar
- 3 l of water
- 5 lemons
When you harvest the nettle you need to be careful and only pick the nettle top and the three leaves under it. Make sure not to harvest the entire plant.
When you harvest a desired amount of nettle, wash it well several times. Wash the lemon first, cut it into slices and add it to a container filled with cold water. Add the nettle next.
Cover the container and leave it at room temperature for at least 24 hours. After 24 hours, stir and add the sugar.Stir for a longer period of time until the sugar is dissolved completely. Your mixture is ready!Place it in jars, close it well and store it in the refrigerator.
Drink it instead of water and the time for consuming it is not limited. You can drink until there is nettle to gather, and nettles and can be dried for winter use.