Posts Categorized: Nettle Leaf

KALMEGH: Benefits & Uses

The scientific name if kalmegh is Andrographis paniculata. This is an annual herbaceous plant. They belong to the family Acanthaceae.  They are native to India and Sri Lanka. AREAS Being native to India and Sri Lanka, they are most cultivated in the South eastern Asia. DESCRIPTION They grow erect to a height of 30-110 centimetres…. Read more »

Chamomile Tea – Benefits, Side Effects and Uses

Chamomile is a well-known herb, especially popular for its numerous medicinal properties and beauty benefits. This herb is originally a native of the continents of Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. Chamomile is a member of the daisy family. The flowers of the plant are very beautiful and usually bloom around the early summer. These… Read more »

What Are The Side Effects Of Stinging Nettle?

Stinging nettle is an herb used for medicinal purposes. It was originally the native of Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and western North America. However, it is now found all over the world. The plant gets its name due to the stinging sensation produced when the skin comes in contact with it. This sensation is produced… Read more »

Step By Step Guide To Making Nettle Leaf Tea At Home

Stinging nettle or the common nettle, Urtica dioica, is a perennial flowering plant. It is actually a native to the colder regions of United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and northern Africa. However, it is now found worldwide. This plant usually grows up to around two to four feet in height and it blooms from the… Read more »

Is Stinging Nettle Good For Hair & Skin?

Stinging nettle is a medicinal herb which has been used in herbal medicine over centuries. Earlier, stinging nettle was a native to in the colder regions of Europe and Asia, but is now found worldwide. This plant usually grows around two to four feet in height and blooms from June to September. It has heart-shaped… Read more »

Stinging Nettle Benefits

The stinging nettle is a shrub which was originally found in the colder regions of Europe and Asia. But it is now found all over the world. It is called ‘stinging’ nettle due to the fine hairs on its leaves and stems which release irritating chemical substances on coming in contact with your skin, causing… Read more »

Is Nettle A Diuretic?

Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica in Latin, also closely related to Urtica urens) has quite a long medicinal history. In the medieval Europe, it was used as a diuretic (to get rid of the excess water in the body) and to treat joint pain. The stinging nettle was used in the ancient times for centuries owing… Read more »

What Is Nettle Leaf Tea?

The stinging nettle is a shrub with medicinal properties. It is called the stinging nettle due to the fine hair on the leaves and stems which release chemicals on contact with your skin, giving you a stinging sensation. It originated in the colder regions of Europe and Asia, but is now found worldwide. This plant… Read more »