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All herbs listed on this website are sourced from organic suppliers all over the world (unless specified). I do have some foraged dried plants available but they are only able to be purchased by contacting me directly by EMAIL.
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Nettle is a good source of vitamins A, C and E as well as B1, B2, B3 and B5. It is rich in protein, calcium, iron, folate, potassium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, selenium and zinc. It also contains alpha and beta hydroxysitosterols, appreciable amounts of quercetin and rutin.
Nettle tea is high in many nutrients, particularly vitamin A, various B vitamins (including B-1, B-2, B-3, and B-5), vitamin C, amino acids, calcium, fatty acids, folic acid, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and potassium.
Researchers have investigated the following properties of stinging nettle:
We do not recommend taking any herbal teas whilst pregnant unless you have done your own research or consulted a professional herbalist or doctor.
If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs please consult your doctor prior to use.
Speak with your healthcare provider to determine whether any of your medications could interact with this herb.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.