What are Nettle Leaves?
Nettle leaf, or stinging nettle, is a shrub that comes from northern Europe and Asia. The leaves, stem, or root from the nettle plant can be crushed and made into powders, tinctures, creams, teas, and more. While people have used it for centuries as a herbal medicine, modern research also supports many of the potential health benefits of nettle leaves.
What are the Health Benefits?
1. Reduces the Inflammation & Pain associated with Osteoarthritis
2. Treats Sore Muscles
3. Reduces Blood Sugar Levels
4. Aids in Treatment of Breast & Prostate Cancer
5. Reduces Symptoms of Hay Fever
What Precautions Should I Take?
Exposure to the plant hairs may cause burning, itching, or rash. It may also encourage bleeding and cause uterine contractions. Due to the lack to study on its safety, pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid this plant.