The power of nettle.

6th January, 2017
Nettle is my new best friend. It's a must in my house. We all hate it when it stings our skin however the amazing powers of this ordinary 'weed' (what most people would call it) are priceless. I have been struggling with intestine and liver problems as well as allergies and hay fever ever since I can remember. Drinking a shot of freshly made nettle juice every morning before breakfast has improved my well-being as well as got rid of all of the problems that I've struggled with for years! The flavour itself isn't too nice, it tastes like a blended grass and leaves - but it's worth the pain! I put my nettle juice in a little shot glass and down it in no time.
   
What does nettle contain?
Folic acid, iron, lots of vitamin C, calcium, silicon - just a few of the precious ingredients that strengthen, purify and regenerate the human body.
  
A large amount of chlorophyll contained in the leaves of nettle prevents anemia in the body. Nettle also contains mineral salts and trace elements such as magnesium, calcium, potassium and well-absorbed iron. These are very important in the treatment of weakness, apathy or anemia. 
  
Nettle leaf extract and home made ​​infusions/brews help in getting rid of toxins from the body and facilitate digestion and alleviate the discomfort associated with inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. This seemingly simple plant, is also a source of valuable vitamins A, B, C and K. It perfectly cleanses and strengthens the kidneys!
  
The benefits of drinking nettle juice:
- Strengthens the immune system.
- Cleanses, heals and protects the kidneys.
- Ideal drug for anemia.
- Cleanses the body after antibiotic therapy.
- Cleanses the body from chemicals, uric acid and toxins.
- Cures rheumatism and arthritis.
- Cleanses and helps the regeneration of the liver.
- Treats inflammation of the large intestine.
- Adds energy.
- Prevents cancer.
- Helps to treat allergies.
- Strengthens bones and prevents osteoporosis.
- Prolongs youth.
- Removes swelling, removes excess water from the body.
- Helps weight loss.
         

Tips:
- Only pick nettle before it blossom as once the flowers bloom it becomes useless.
- All of the nutrition are in the nettle leaves!
- The best time to harvest nettle is around April and May. Be sure the leaves are fully formed but still young, as young leaves have the most nutrition in it!
- Only pick nettle that grows away from rounds and high enough from dogs reach... You know what I mean. ;-D