Stinging Nettle Tea Recipe
This special tea is one of my favorite teas that are badass for my healing toolbox for viruses, cancer, or anytime I feel a pain, swelling, or a flu coming around. I use it as an everyday medicinal tonic for myself and my son because of it’s overall digestive aid, calming effects, anti-inflammatory magic helping you if you are cleansing or just being in tune with your health!
Lately, nettle is one of the key elements in my daily tea rituals I love the taste, the smell, and how beautiful it is. And of course, it has a TON of benefits. Nettle is almost always overlooked and destroyed because it is often thought of as a pesky ‘weed’. I used to pluck nettle out of my garden before I knew how many benefits it actually had, and took it as a sign that if it is growing like crazy in my garden-
It must be telling me to eat it and drink it right?
Stinging Nettle is the main ingredient in this tea and for good reason. The benefits of it spans wide in the many ways it touches almost every part of the body. Nettle promotes bone health, can increase muscle mass, relieves tension and stress on the heart, and treats respiratory issues. It’s anti-inflammatory, improves circulation, detoxifies the body and promotes feminine health.
STINGING NETTLE TEA
4-6 leaves (may include stems) of fresh nettle or 1 tea bag
4-6 leaves of mint (also may include stems) or 1 tea bag (optional)
Pour hot/boiling water over the leaves and let stand for 7-10 minutes
Makes 2 cups of tea with leaves. Use looseleaf to combine the ingredients and to make enough for one serving if you prefer.
ENJOY with a smile
We have a special Triad Tea with Nettle, Mint, and a bonus ingredient that makes one of many special tonics on our program launching in January. Stay tuned for pre-sale prices for The 40 Day Green Cleanse coming to ya soon!