Healing Nettle Tea
A friend of mine, who is a Medical Practitioner used to lecture on the healing powers of Nettles, I wanted to share this with you, the wonders of this herb.
Since ancient times Nettles were used as a healing plant. Nettle tea contains vitamins, tannin's, chlorophyll and iron, that normalize the metabolism and lower the level of fat in the body, improve blood counts and act beneficial on blood circulation in the body. But this is only the
beginning of the long list of healing properties of nettle tea.
Strengthens Kidney. Because of the high content of potassium, nettle has diuretic effect and is used for treating infections of the urinary tract, and also helps in preventing the occurrence of kidney stones
Known to strengthens blood
Nettle contains iron and the tea helps creating red blood cells, purifies the blood and has a beneficial effect in the treatment of anemia and fatigue.
Reduces cough. Helps with respiratory diseases, thus reducing secretions and purifies the lungs. Favorable impact in asthma and allergies
Beautiful from the inside
Also helps supplying the body with oxygen, and is recommended for problems with the scalp and hair, it gives shine and volume to the hair. Nettle helps to beautiful tanned skin on the face, as well as it treats eczema, psoriasis and acne.
Can help with weight loss
Drinking nettle tea reduces appetite, cleanses the body of toxins, making it an ideal tool for weight loss. Regular drinking nettle tea soothes sore muscles. Nettle tea reduces the level of sugar in the blood.
As a nutritive agent, nettle is valued in the treatment of anemia, especially in women. As nettle is very high in vitamin C, it helps the absorption of iron. For this reason, nettle is a highly valued beverage, One small tip, try it with soothing Lemon peel , for a refreshing rejuvenation.
Soothes Tummy Troubles
Nettle leaf is also an exceptionally useful plant to correct gastrointestinal symptoms such as low stomach acid with sour burping and nausea, as well as chronic diarrhea and mucous colitis.
Similarly, the ability to stop bleeding demonstrated by both nettle leaf and root make it useful in infectious diarrhea and bleeding hemorrhoids. Note that, because it is slow acting, nettle cannot be considered an emergency remedy.
Please always consult your GP before drinking Nettle Tea, as it can stimulate the Circulatory System.
How Does Nature Impact Our Well being?
Research reveals that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies.
Nature heals, Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear, and stress and increases pleasant feelings.
Nature soothes, Nature helps us cope with pain. Because we are genetically programmed to find trees, plants, water, and other nature elements engrossing, we are absorbed by nature scenes and distracted from our pain.and discomfort.
Nature restores, Spending time outside, changing from depressed, stressed, and anxious to more calm and balanced. Other studies by Ulrich, Kim, and Cervinka show that time in nature or scenes of nature are associated with a positive mood, and psychological well being, meaningfulness, and vitality.
Nature connects, This experience of connection may be explained by studies that used MRI to measure brain activity. When participants viewed nature scenes, the parts of the brain associated with empathy and love lit up, but when they viewed urban scenes, the parts of the brain associated with fear and anxiety were activated. It appears as though nature inspires feelings that connect us to each other and our environment.