Botanical Name: Urtica dioica
Certification: Certified Organic by Pro-Cert, Certified Kosher by KSA
Origin: Albania / USA
Actions: Astringent, diuretic, tonic, hypotensive
Qualities: Nettle is considered a very nourishing herb, healing both internally and externally, supportive of women's health and fertility, naturally detoxifying, and much, much more. The leaves offer a long list of essential minerals including iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium and many other nutritive components including formic acid, histamine, serotonin, choline, minerals, chlorophyll, amino acids, lecithin, carotenoids, flavonoids, sterols, tannins, and vitamins.
Common use: Bulk herbs are used to prepare infusions, decoctions or preparations for external use. They can be used alone or in mixes. To prepare an infusion, pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1-3 teaspoons of the herb and let infuse at least 15 minutes. The required quantity depends on which herb is used. It is preferable to prepare several cups at a time. Drink 3 times a day.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place away from sunlight. Best to transfer to an airtight container.
No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.