WHITE NETTLE LEAVES Cut & Sifted
  • WHITE NETTLE LEAVES Cut & Sifted

WHITE NETTLE LEAVES Cut & Sifted

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  • Product Code: Herb
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Tags: HERB

Form : Cut and Sifted

Botanical Name : Lamium album

Usage : White Nettle plant has astringent properties and edible leaves and flowers. The leaves can be eaten raw in salads or cooked like spinach. They can also be used to flavour soups and stews. You can make a tisane with the flowering tops which is said to be an excellent tonic (containing vitamin A) and which acts as a blood purifier and to help with menstrual problems.

The leaves and flowers are used in a hot compress for piles and varicose veins, while the distilled water of the flowers has been used traditionally as an eye lotion.

It has been used to induce sleep, and the flowers boiled in water were used for bronchial problems while the roots, boiled in wine were used to disperse kidney stones.

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