Nettle: Properties and benefits

The properties of nettle have been appreciated since ancient times. In fact, this herb has powerful anti-inflammatory effects which make it valuable in all states of chronic inflammation and especially for arthritis. It is also very useful in case of rheumatic pain, lumbago, sciatica, tendonitis, etc. At the same time it boasts hypotensive properties and is therefore very useful in all cases of arterial hypertension. It also has a powerful diuretic effect in our body and is therefore able to promote renal activity and the purging of a large number of toxins from our body. Its purifying activity is particularly indicated in all those cases in which food poisoning of various kinds is encountered. It is very rich in vitamins (A, B and C) and mineral salts (iron, copper, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, magnesium etc.). It therefore appears to have a very powerful antioxidant and anti-aging action for which it is also highly appreciated in the cosmetics industry. In fact, it has the ability to make our skin toned and our hair stronger and more beautiful. Its use is highly appreciated, for topical use, in case of dermatitis, eczema, skin rashes and other skin conditions. It can be taken in herbal tea. Also associated with other herbs with similar properties.