Not many people see nettle as a beneficial plant – they are only aware about the painit brings. However, nettle is a great source of fiber and medicinal compounds which can be used to treat pneumonia, sore throat, asthma, diabetes, enlarged prostate and even gangrene! Continue reading below to learn about the health benefits of nettle.

Health benefits of nettle

Controls diabetes

In order to regulate your blood glucose levels, you should take nettle infusion 3 times a day.

Perfect skin

If you want your skin to be perfect, you should drink some nettle tea or make a nettle tincture and use 30 drops of it every day. Nettle has powerful antibacterial, astringent, nourishing, stimulating and purifying properties which can help you in cases of acne or marks caused by herpes.

Perfect hair

Nettle is great for your hair – it stops hair loss, eliminates dandruff and strengthens and repairs your hair follicles as well.

Decreases enlarged prostate

According to several studies, taking 120 mg. of nettle root (2 capsules) every day will reduce your enlarged prostate and prevent further complications.

Treats urinary and kidney infections

Nettle is a diuretic agent which eliminates fluids through the urine. In this way, it also expels dangerous bacteria from your urinary tract and prevents infections. Many people use nettle drops to prevent kidney stones.

Resolves circulatory problems

The arteriosclerotic effects make nettle an ideal remedy against any circulatory problem.