Benefits of Nettle Tea for Health and Wellbeing

You'll love the incredible benefits of nettle tea for health and wellness. Nettle tea is, very simply, a nourishing, strengthening tonic for your entire body. From easing arthritic pain and swelling to relieving hay fever symptoms to boosting energy levels and balancing your mood, nettle tea is an all-around beneficial beverage for physical and emotional wellbeing. 

Also known as "stinging nettle" or "common nettle," the nettle plant (Urtica dioica) has a long, valued history in traditional medicine, and now research studies are exploring the benefits of this remarkable herb, as well.

Here are some of the reasons why nettle tea might be a good addition to your daily tea time. 

  • Nettle tea is often referred to as a "superfood," and for good reason - this nourishing herb provides our bodies with protein, amino acids, fiber, and all sorts of vitamins and minerals (including potassium, iron, silica, zinc, selenium, magnesium, sulfur, and more). 
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  • Nettle tea is also a superior source of chlorophyll, which is good for us in so many ways. Magnesium-rich chlorophyll regulates mood and energy levels, and it's an important blood builder. Chlorophyll's enzymes fight free radicals, which helps to keep the body disease-free as we age and our cells become more vulnerable. And, chlorophyll halts the development and growth of unfriendly bacteria, keeping the intestines and gut working well, and improving digestive and immune system health. 
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  • If you've been feeling drained, weary, or simply worn out, nettle tea can help to bring you back into balance and lift your physical and emotional energy. This tea enhances adrenal function, plus you'll get a natural, healthy boost of physical energy from nettle tea's nourishing vitamins and minerals. Nettle is also a source of serotonin (a natural mood balancer), and nettle tea's nutrients (like protein, iron, zinc, vitamin C, and B vitamins) are beneficial for emotional energy, too. Sipping some of this tea can improve and steady your mood when you're feeling out of sorts or stressed. (Coloring is another way to unwind after a stressful day!)

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  • Certain skin conditions can benefit from nettle tea's anti-inflammatory, diuretic, detoxifying, and pain-relieving properties, as well. For support in soothing and clearing itchy, uncomfortable eczema, acne, or skin rash, enjoy nettle tea as a beverage or topically in a healing compress or soothing bath for effective relief. 

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  • Try some nettle tea for relief if you suffer from arthritic or other joint aches and swelling. Research shows that stinging nettle has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties that may aid in easing arthritic pain and inflammation. If you could use some help in managing discomfort and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or some other type of joint pain, nettle tea (consumed or applied topically) may be an effective, comforting choice for you. 

There are many more ways that nettle tea can help and support us... Keep reading here about more benefits of stinging nettle tea. 

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We love our herbal teas, and it's so satisfying to add a delicious, fragrant new herbal tea to your tea stash! 

But, do remember that not every tea is the best fit for each of us. Ask your herbalist, naturopath, or another healthcare provider about the benefits of nettle tea for you and your family, and drop by our Nettle Tea Side Effects page to learn more about some precautions with nettle tea, too. 

If you're ready to get brewing, you'll find lovely recipes for nettle tea, as well as a nettle tea compress, bath, and more, on our Nettle Tea Recipes pages. And, if your hair could use some TLC, visit our Nettle for Hair pages to learn more about how amazing nettle tea can be for hair health (especially for thinning hair).

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Another way to enjoy the benefits of nettle tea...

Another scrumptious way to enjoy the benefits of nettle tea is in a tasty tea smoothie - and our Tea Smoothie book is the perfect way to get started with making healthful, delectable smoothies with tea. 

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