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Nettle Plant - Organic

1 year old plants, well rooted.

Nettle tea was drunk to stimulate the circulation, and increase the flow of milk in nursing mothers, the plant was also said to prevent hair loss.Nettle is anti-asthmatic: the juice of the roots or leaves, mixed with honey or sugar, will relieve bronchial and asthmatic troubles and the dried leaves, burnt and inhaled, will have the same effect. The seeds have also been used in consumption, the infusion of herb or seeds being taken in wineglassful doses. The seeds and flowers used to be given in wine as a remedy for ague. The powdered seeds have been considered a cure for goiter and efficacious in reducing excessive corpulence.

Several studies have shown that stinging nettles can keep your testosterone circulating freely and keep you feeling sexually vital. For the purposes of men's sexual health, the key ingredients in stinging nettles are the sterols that appear to lessen the action of DHT, the form of testosterone that causes the prostate to enlarge. The anti-inflammatory substances join with the rich concentration of the minerals boron and silicon to help ease the pain of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, tendinitis and bursitis.

The leaves can be used raw and applied directly to the rheumatic pain area, they increase circulation and draw out pain. Stinging nettle contains natural antihistamines and anti-inflammatory (including quercetin), that open up constricted bronchial and nasal passages.

References:Duke,James

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