Nettle has long been known for its healing properties. In folk medicine, it is used as a hemostatic, wound healing and tonic. In addition, it is effective in the treatment of allergic and broncho-pulmonary diseases and diseases of the heart and gastrointestinal tract. Strengthening the immune system, it increases the body's resistance to bacteria and viruses. Also known nettles and as an external tool for growth and strengthen hair against dandruff.
Decoctions and infusions of nettle easy to prepare, but their effectiveness is often superior to medication therapy. Unlike decoction of the infusion is in the way of preparation: a decoction can be taken almost immediately, and the readiness of infusion will have to wait.
Decoction of leaves of fresh nettle is done as follows. Ten tablespoons of minced raw pour a liter of water and place on 10-15 minutes on low heat. Soon after boiling broth is ready. It can be used for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, improving coagulation and heavy menstruation. Take decoction of four times a day for 100 ml, and in three days you will feel better.
Decoction of nettle root is used to treat digestive tract. Pour a teaspoon of dried minced raw glass of milk. Five minutes later, the broth is ready. It should take immediately after preparation, and stomach pain will be forgotten.
The infusion of nettle is preparing a few hours, but the concentration of nutrients in it several times higher. Five tablespoons of crushed leaves of nettle (suitable for both fresh and dried), pour a liter of water. Bring to a boil and turn down the gas. Simmer on low heat for another 15 minutes the mixture, then pour it into a thermos for 12 hours. Strain the infusion and ready to take it in all chronic diseases with 100 ml three times a day.