Stinging nettle has valuable medicinal properties. It is rich in iron and is considered to be the best blood building herb. People suffering from hay fever, allergies, gout, rheumatism, anemia, and other blood disorders should consume stinging nettle. It is also recommended to those with skin problems and asthma and is believed to prevent hair loss, as well as urinary and respiratory problems.
Once the juice of the nettle is infused with hot water, the sting of the nettle is rendered inactive.
Furthermore, the herb is also used against conditions related to excessive menstrual flow, blood in the urine, hemorrhoids, lack of good arterial flow, and low blood pressure.
Nettle juice is traditionally used to clean the blood. To make it tastier, you can mix it with water and some ice. If you don’t want to dilute it on water, you can also just simply sprinkle it over your pancakes. Continue reading and learn how to make one.
A Simple Nettle Syrup Recipe
1 kg of young nettles leaves
2.5 liters of water
- Wash and drain the nettle leaves
- Soak the leaves in water and boil on medium heat for about an hour.
- Strain and add some honey to taste.
- Store the mixture in a glass bottle and seal it.
Nettles, Honey And Lemon Mixture
400 grams of fresh young nettle leaves
juice of 6 large lemons
2 kgs of clover honey
1 liter of filtered water
- Wash and chop the nettle leaves.
- Pour water into a saucepan and put the nettle leaves, lemons, and honey.
- Boil it and let simmer for 5 minutes.
- If there is foam on the surface, remove it with a spoon.
- Pour the mixture into sterilized bottles, close and leave them in a cold and dark place.