Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this recipe! Nettles are deeply restorative for many of our body systems, providing a variety of phytonutrients, Vitamins, and minerals. They are adrenal, kidney and urinary tract supportive and this tea is a wonderful general tonic.

Here are some of their key medicinal properties:

  • Very safe, slightly diuretic
  • Highly nutritive; calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and silica
  • High in chlorophyll and vitamin C
  • Gentle kidney tonic
  • Uterine tonic
  • Alkalizing
  • Anti-inflammatory:
    • Joint pain
    • Osteoporosis
    • Psoriasis
    • Hot flashes
    • PMS

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Nettle Infusion
  • ¼ ounce dried nettle leaf
  • Water
How To Make
  1. Put the nettles in the jar
  2. Fill the jar with 1 cup of room temperature water. Top it off with 3 cups of hot water just off the boil.
  3. Tightly close the lid and allow to steep for 24 hours.
  4. Strain the plant material out (squeeze well).
  5. Enjoy warm or over ice.
Weighing scales
Quart Jar (heat proof)
Your hands

Refrigerate and drink/use within 24 hours.

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Join the discussion 2 Comments

  • Deb says:

    Do you know of a reliable, trustworthy source for nettle ROOT? Would a root tonic be prepared in the same manner?

    • Angela Sidlo says:

      Hi Deb,
      Magdalena uses the nettle leaf in this infusion. The root does not have the same properties and is often used for prostate health. You can try Mountain Rose Herbs to find the root.
      Thanks, Angela HB Team

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