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Nettle Remedies

Other Names: Nettle, Common Nettle, Stinging Nettle, European Stinging Nettle, Burn Nettle, Burn Weed, Burn Hazel, Urtica Dioica
Traditional Usages: Food Source, Making Fabrics, As Infusion to ease Consumption or Ague, Arthritis, Eczema, Hair Tonic, Insomnia, Provokes Urine, Kills worms in Children, Snake Bites, Dog Bites, Washing Stinking Sores,  Gangrene, Painful Joints, Rheumatism, Constricted Bronchial and Nasal Passages, Hay Fever, Nose and Sinus Problems, Gout, Bed-wetting, Flies dislike Nettles, Blood Tonic, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Malaria, Foul Smelling Sores, Detoxifies the Blood, Chronic Skin Disease, First Degree Burns, Feeble Digestion, High Blood Pressure, For an ample Bust, Asthma, Acne, Diarrhea,
Resources: Europe, Asia, Japan, South Africa, Australia, Mexico, US
Parts Used:  Flowers, Stems, Leaves, Roots
Herbal Research: Nettle
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Nettle - Herbal remedy for Allergies: Nettle can be very helpful for drying out the sinuses. It can be highly effective for chronic allergies. Take 150-500 milligrams two or three times daily, as needed, for two weeks. Nettle leaves can be obtained fresh or dried. The nettle leaves should be washed to remove all dirt and insects and then they can either be dried out for future pots of tea or used fresh. A traditional recipe is to take a tablespoon of dried nettles and to seep it in boiling water for at least ten minutes.

Nettle - Herbal remedy for Menopause: You could also drink two cups of nettle tea a day to control hormones during menopause. Infuse two tablespoons of chopped fresh or dried nettle in a cup of boiling water. Strain and drink.

Nettle - Herbal remedy for Hives:  Take 300 milligrams of freeze-dried nettle leaf three times a day for its potent antihistamine abilities.

Nettle - Herbal remedy for Nose Bleeds: Grind some nettle leaves to obtain the juice. Soak a cotton ball and put lightly into the nostril for 3-5 minutes.

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