Stinging Nettle Tea
At BeeHealthy, we rely on the knowledge preserved throughout generations of beekeeping and herbalism. We maintained our traditions and cultivated our proven practices to provide you with the finest bee products and herbs in the UK. After being collected, we apply tested techniques to dry the plants allowing us to preserve their natural properties and substances. Our herbs originate from various mountains and lowlands in Bulgaria, which is a place for over 770 different herbs due to its diverse relief, soil and climate. Coming from the Balkan mountains, our stinging nettles is of the highest grade and is the most natural remedy on the market.
What is stinging nettle tea?
Stinging nettle tea posses some of the most active healing properties with and an average plant height of 150 cm. Its leaves are rich in vitamins, minerals and tanning substances essential for the bloodstream. It could be used in the preparation of delicious and healthy dishes.
The plant blooms between May and September with heart-shaped leaves. There are 30-45 plant species mainly perennial plants. BeeHealthy provides you with the healthiest and most widely used nettle type – Urtica dioica widely known as the stinging nettle. The herb is handpicked from The Bulgarian Balkan Mountains carefully dried, which preserved its natural qualities.
Nettle consists mostly of water, followed by a substantial percentage of proteins and sugars, many of which are indispensable amino acids. Nettle leaves are a reliable source of vitamins – A, B, D, E and K, mineral salts (calcium, manganese, iron, potassium, zinc, magnesium and copper), ferments, chlorophyll and dyes.
The herb also manifests strong haemostasis, diuretic, softening and anti-anaemic properties. It is highly recommended for anaemia, avitaminosis, digestive disorders with diarrhoea, impaired metabolism, headache, nasal bleeding, abnormal menstruation and haemorrhoids.
Notably, no research proved any undesirable side effects of nettles. An overdose is impossible due to the organic nature of the product.
How to prepare a delicious nettle tea with honey?
To prepare a nettle tea, you need four teaspoons of its dried leaves, 250 ml water and two teaspoons of honey. Boil the water and put the herb in until the water becomes dark in colour. Strain the tea into your cup and mix it with honey/sugar. Hope you will like it!
We highly recommend to include the herb in your daily consumption.