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Article: Nettle | 7 reasons why you just have to love it

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Nettle | 7 reasons why you just have to love it

Do you love nettles as much as I do?

Most of the time everyone shouts: NO! Why can you only like stinging nettles? I pull them out of my garden, just like other "weeds".

It's a shame. Because in truth, the nettle is not a "weed" at all. It is not only unpopular because of its apparent "inability", but also because it stings so much when we get too close to it.

The nettle is a miracle herb

But in truth, it has many very good and positive qualities, some of which I have compiled here for you.

It is also beautiful and anyone who has ever looked at the leaf more closely will recognize this. That is why I also make nettle leaf jewelry and have for you in my shop some different pendants.

Nettle pendant in silver directly from the real leaf

Nettle | phenomenal kitchen herb

In spring, there is a very special plant that you are sure to know: the stinging nettle. The stinging nettle is known for its small stinging hairs, but don't let that put you off! Because these leaves are actually very healthy and can be enjoyed as a nutrient-rich vegetable or salad.

There are different ways to prepare nettle leaves. For example, you can use them to make a delicious soup or prepare them like spinach. If you prefer to eat them raw, you can simply sprinkle them over your salad.

What makes the nettle so special is its iron content. Iron is an important component of our blood and promotes the formation of new red blood cells. The vitamin C contained in the nettle leaves also helps the body absorb and process the iron even better. This is great because it helps us stay fit and energetic.

Especially in spring, we can feel tired and sluggish. This is often referred to as spring fatigue. But nettles can help us! Thanks to their valuable ingredients, they can give us a real energy boost and counteract spring fatigue.

So, when you see the first green leaves sprouting in spring, don't forget that nettle is a great option to enrich your diet. Try it and enjoy the nutrient-rich leaves in soup, spinach or raw on your salad. Your body will thank you and you can enjoy the fresh energy of spring to the fullest!

Nettle pendant in silver

A great fertilizer for your vegetable patch

If you want to give your vegetables a natural boost, I have a great tip for you: use a cold brew made from nettle leaves as fertilizer! It's simple and effective.

You may be wondering how this works. Well, nettle contains a substance called silica, which has a positive effect on the growth of your plants. By making a decoction of the leaves, you can release this valuable silica and strengthen your plants.

Here are simple instructions on how to make the brew: Collect a handful of nettle leaves and put them in a bucket of cold water. Let them steep for a few days so that the nutrients from the leaves dissolve in the water. You can cover the bucket to avoid unpleasant smells.

After a few days, your brew is ready. Now you can use it as fertilizer for your vegetable plants. Simply pour some of the brew around the roots of your plants. The silica is absorbed by the roots and strengthens your plants from the inside out. You will see how they grow vigorously and look healthy.

It is important to note that the brew can smell quite strong. But don't worry, the smell will dissipate quickly and your plants will reap the benefits.

So, why not harness the power of nettle and give your vegetables a natural boost? Try it and watch your plants grow and flourish beautifully. It's an easy and environmentally friendly way to make your garden flourish!

Nettle pendant in silver

The nettle is wonderfully cleansing

Nettle is not only a good choice as a vegetable or salad, but it can also have a wonderful effect on our body as a tea. It is a natural detoxifying agent that cleanses the body from the inside and stimulates the metabolism.

However, it is important to note that nettle tea should not be drunk every day, but can be used as a cure. This is because nettle tea contains a lot of vitamin K, which can lead to dehydration of the body if consumed in excess. To avoid this, I recommend that you drink the tea once a day for about 3 weeks, and then it is best to take a break for several weeks.

Preparing nettle tea is very simple: Take a handful of dried nettle leaves and pour hot water over them. Let the tea steep for about 5-10 minutes so that the valuable ingredients can develop. You can then strain the tea and add a little honey or lemon, depending on your taste.

If you drink nettle tea regularly as part of a treatment, you will feel how it cleanses your body from the inside and boosts your metabolism. It is a great way to support your body and feel healthy and vital.

So, give it a try, but remember to drink nettle tea as a cure. Enjoy a cup of tea once a day for about 3 weeks and then take a break. This way you can fully benefit from the beneficial effects of nettle while avoiding dehydration of your body.

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Also wonderful for your skin health

Nettle is an amazing plant that contains a variety of valuable nutrients. It is rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, as well as vitamin B and vitamin C. Due to its special properties, it is often used in hair products as it reduces the production of sebum on the skin and regulates the pH of the scalp. This can work wonders, especially if you have greasy roots.

But that's not all! Nettle can also be a great help for spots and acne. Its sebum-reducing properties can help you treat blemishes. You can use a nettle tincture or essence and you will notice how your skin's sebum production decreases and your skin becomes clearer and purer.

It is easy to use. You can either buy a nettle tincture or make it yourself by soaking the nettle leaves in alcohol and letting them steep for a while. Then apply the tincture to the affected areas and let it work. Alternatively, you can make a nettle tea, let it cool and then dab it on your face.

It's amazing how a plant like nettle can have so many beneficial properties for our skin. From reducing sebum production to clearing spots and acne, it can make a wonderful difference.

So, why not use the natural power of nettle in your skin care routine? Try it and watch your skin improve and gain the confidence to show off your clear and glowing skin!

a nettle leaf pendant

Clothing made from nettle

Nettles not only have benefits in nutrition and skin care, but they can also be used in many different ways in the textile sector. You can dye fabrics with nettles and they were even used to produce fibers in the past. However, nettles have lost some of their importance in this area.

In the past, nettles were used to make what was known as nettle cloth. I still remember making samples of this special material during my training. Nettles were also used to make sacks, sails and ropes.

With me you can even wear jewelry made directly from a nettle leaf! It is a unique piece of jewelry because each pendant is made from an individual leaf and therefore looks different. You can put it around your neck and wear a very special accessory.

It's fascinating to see how versatile nettles can be used. Whether as food, for skin care or even in textiles - they offer many possibilities. So, let yourself be inspired by the diversity of nettles and discover how they can play a role in your everyday life!

Nettle leaf pendant

Smoking with nettle leaves

The nettle has another interesting use - its leaves are also suitable for smoking. When smoked, the nettle leaves develop a pleasant and slightly spicy scent. This scent can help you to let go of the old and make room for the new. Smoking with nettle leaves brings vitality and fresh, clear energy into your home. It is even said that it can strengthen the immune system.

But that's not all. You can also use nettle seeds for incense. It is believed that this can help rekindle and strengthen love. It is fascinating how versatile nettle can be in its effects.

If you want to try smoking nettle leaves or seeds, you can let them burn slowly on a charcoal or in an incense burner. Breathe in the scent and let yourself be inspired by the energetic effect of the nettle.

So, why not use the power of nettle when burning incense? Try it out and feel how the pleasant scents of nettle help you to let go of old things, gain fresh energy and strengthen the love in your life.

The nettle as an aphrodisiac

The nettle has a fascinating history, as even in Germanic times it was considered to increase potency and fertility. It was seen as a means of increasing desire. For this reason, the Germanic people liked to use nettle leaves in their dishes when they wanted to make their love life more exciting.

It is amazing to see how this plant was already valued in ancient times for its supposed aphrodisiac properties. The Germanic peoples had realized that the nettle could help them increase their sexual energy and promote fertility.

Today, nettle is still used for similar purposes in some traditional medicine and alternative medicine circles. Although there is no scientific evidence to support nettle's aphrodisiac properties, it remains a fascinating plant with a long history of use in connection with love and sexual vitality.

It's interesting to see how ancient lore and traditions show us that nature was often considered a source of our physical and emotional health. So, if you're looking for new ways to enrich your love life, you could incorporate nettle leaves into your cooking and see if they have an inspiring effect on you.

the nettle is a miracle herb

The nettle is an amazing plant that has a strong place in natural medicine. The extract described here was just a small glimpse into the many uses and benefits that the nettle offers.

In naturopathy, the nettle is valued as a vegetable or salad because of its nutrient-rich leaves. It contains iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B and vitamin C, which have various positive effects on our body. The nettle can promote blood formation, stimulate the metabolism, support skin care, strengthen the immune system and even serve as a natural fertilizer for plants.

In addition, nettle is also valued for its detoxifying properties, for supporting hair growth, for treating spots and acne, and for its possible aphrodisiac properties. It can even be used to dye fabrics and produce fibers.

The nettle is a true treasure trove of natural medicine that can support us in many different ways. Whether as a food, medicine, care product or incense - it offers numerous possibilities to promote our health and well-being.

If you would like to learn more about nettles and their uses in natural medicine, I recommend that you read up on them or talk to an experienced naturopath. There is so much more to discover about this fascinating plant!

So, keep an eye out for nettles on your walks in nature and appreciate their many benefits for our health and well-being.

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