Health Benefits of Stinging Nettle

Stinging nettle is a flowering plant, which is generally known as a dangerous plant. It is due to its hollow stinging hairs, which act as harmful chemical needles. Thus, any living being, which encounters stinging nettle, causes a stinging feeling. However, it will be an injustice to the plant if we do not see its many advantages.
Stinging nettle is rich in vitamin C and vitamin A. It tastes similar to spinach, thus eating this plant will not be difficult. Moreover, it is a good source of manganese, potassium, and calcium. No one would skip such a nutritional value food in their meal, especially for growing kids and elderly people. To make stinging nettle eatable, it is important that you remove the harsh chemicals from the plant. All you have to do it soak the plant in water. Even if you put the leaves directly for cooking, the chemicals vanish on its own, avoiding any cases of stinging. You can enjoy nettle in pesto sauce or prepare nettle soup
A stinging plant is commonly found in European parts of the country. Since it is a good source of iron; it helps in treating anemia and forming the blood cells. It minimizes the risk of skin disorders and protects urinary and respiratory troubles. If you are facing hair loss problems for ages, consume stinging nettle to lessen the problem. This plant is used to cure asthma, sinusitis, prostate, and arthritis. Drink stinging nettle in the form of tea, in the case of a nosebleed and menstruation problems. In Europe, it aids to cure kidney infections. Lastly, if you get any cuts, apply fresh juice of the Stinging nettle to stop the bleeding.


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