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Monday, May 07, 2018

Healing fire burns your diseases!



Considered "healing fire", this plant has been used for hundreds of years in traditional medicine for many diseases.
Although it is not friendly to our skin, nettle has incredible benefits to the human body and has been used in many areas of the world for hundreds of years as a food, herb, and nettle tea as a tonic energizing or feed-stock obtaining thread for fabrics.
Nettles constitute an excellent source of protein, iron and other essential minerals for the body.
Fresh leaves contain about 82.4% water, 17.6% dry matter, 5.5% protein, 0.7 to 3.3% fat and 7.1% carbohydrates. Mature leaves contain 40% alpha linolenic acid, a valuable Omega-3.
Stinging nettle provide us minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, sulfur, chlorine and oligo-elements like manganese, copper and iron.
Various carotenoids are found primarily in the leaves, present in various forms of lutein, carotene and xanthophyll.
Nettle contains also, vitamin A (retinol), ascorbic acid (vitamin C), riboflavin (vitamin B2), pantothenic acid, vitamin K1 and tocopherols (vitamin E).
The richest content of vitamins is found in the leaves.
The way to eat this plant is to boil the leaves of nettles to remove the stinging chemicals in the plant.
The mature and old leaves of nettles containing a toxin that can cause gastric irritation and heartburn.
This tea being very rich in minerals and vitamins, it is excellent to vitaminizing re-mineralization and balancing the body's defense system.
Nettle eliminate symptoms of anemia, helps reduce water retention, very effective in premenstrual syndrome and menorrhagia.
This tea is a diuretic, increasing the secretion of uric acid, but it is also effective in the treatment of nocturnal enuresis.
Sterols, active substance of nettle leaves, help to reduce dihydrotestosterone activity that causes prostate disorders.
This tea increases, naturally, the concentration of testosterone and increasing vitality in men.
Nettle tea stimulates the lactation and helps to recover energy after birth.
Because of anti-inflammatory properties, nettle tea reduces the symptoms of arthritis.
The boron and silicon from nettle leaves help to reduce the pain due to osteoarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis or gout.
The leaves can be used to obtain a paste that can be applied directly to the painful places.
The tea of stinging nettle tea has beneficial effect in bronchitis and asthma.
Nettle contains natural antihistamines that are effective for allergies, also has analgesic properties.
Nettle is an edible plant and has a taste similar to spinach.
For cooking or prepare as tea are used exclusively young nettle leaves.
Nettle tea helps to detoxify the body, of chemicals and heavy metals.
Nettle tea is prepared as infusion, so the plant will not lose their properties curators.
Over a tablespoon of nettle leaves pour a cup of boiling water, cover for a few minutes, then strain the liquid.
The tea of nettle should drink slowly without adding sugar.
Can drink up to four cups of nettle tea daily.
If you drink 2-3 cups daily, time of 1 month you can lose weight about 2 kilograms per week.
If you are taking medication, consult your doctor before starting treatment with tea or tincture of nettles. Some medicines may interact negatively with this plant.
Due to the properties of detoxification, nettles can cause in some people, a slight gastrointestinal discomfort.
Due to the action diuretics, excessive consumption of nettles can cause an electrolyte imbalance.
For those who frequently consume nettle is recommended to take care of their daily diet contain enough potassium.
Nettles cause contractions of the uterus, and is therefore, recommended that pregnant women, should avoid the consumption of nettle.