Nettle, also called Urtica Dioca, is native to Europe, North and South Africa, and Asia. It is something that has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Nettle is a rich source of antioxidants which can be used to reduce a number of free radicals in your system. Nettle contains vitamin A that has been known to assist with eye health. It doesn’t just stop there, though. It provides a wide range of other health benefits as well.
Benefits of using nettle for arthritis relief comes from its ability to reduce inflammation and joint pain.
Nettle contains a compound known as UD-1 that may have the ability to act as a way to control blood sugar.
In folk medicine, nettle has been favored for counteracting seasonal allergies and other mild conditions.
Most importantly, Nettle can help with your nutrition. It is a great source of calcium and other minerals which can help reduce the risk of kidney disease and osteoporosis. When used in a unique blend of celery, birch, and other herbs found in a Uric Acid Support, it can assist in breaking down uric acid crystals. When used often enough, it can stabilize the acidity in your body and assist your kidneys with eliminating the acid from your body to ease any discomfort.
Nettle is also a great source of iron, magnesium, and potassium. Iron is a mineral that the body needs for growth and development. It also is needed to make some hormones. Magnesium is needed to support muscle and nerve function all while helping with your energy production. Potassium helps your heartbeat to stay regular. Keeping a diet rich in potassium helps to offset some of sodium’s harmful effect on your blood pressure.