10 Stinging Nettle Recipes and Uses

I already wrote about what is stinging nettle and what benefits it has for the human body. Now, I want to share many useful and interesting recipes with stinging nettle that are used in traditional medicine.

Since nettle is not used fresh, just prepared, these few recipes will help you reap the benefits of it.

With each recipe, there will be a brief description of what is used in folk medicine.

1. Stinging Nettle Juice Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg fresh leaves from stinging nettle
  • Honey

Instructions:

  1. Wash the leaves.
  2. Blend them in a blender.
  3. Put the obtained mixture into a cloth or gauze and squeeze the juice.
  4. Store in a glass bottle in a cool, dark place.

Use:

Drink it with honey at 3-4 tablespoons daily. Or use it as mouthwash if used against angina and inflamed gums.

Health benefits:

This juice is used against anemia, bladder stone, and urinary tract diseases. Also, if you wash your mouth with it, it soothes your gums and eases the symptoms of angina.

2. Stinging Nettle Syrup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams stinging nettle leaves
  • 1L water
  • 2 kg honey

Instructions:

  1. Wash the leaves and let them boil until they leave a nice green color.
  2. Drain the juice through a cloth or gauze.
  3. Add the honey and cook for another 15 minutes.
  4. Store in a glass bottle in a cool, dark place.

Use:

Drink 3-4 tablespoons daily. You can also dissolve them in a glass of water if desired.

Health benefits:

This syrup is also used against anemia, bladder stone, and urinary tract diseases.

3. Stinging Nettle Extract Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams stinging nettle leaves
  • 1L water

Instructions:

  1. Wash the leaves and let them boil until they leave a nice green color.
  2. Drain the juice through a cloth or gauze.
  3. Allow the juice to boil on water steam in a shallow pan until thick as honey.
  4. Store in a glass bottle in a cool, dark place.

Use:

Take 5-10 grams daily with honey.

4. Stinging Nettle Tea Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 50 grams dried leaves
  • 1L water

Instructions:

  1. Add dry leaves to water that’s at 80 ° C.
  2. Turn it aside of the fire and let it stand for the whole night.
  3. Drain.

Use:

During the day, drink it instead of water.

Health benefits:

This tea is used against anemia, bladder stone, and urinary tract diseases.

5. Stinging Nettle Tea Against Anemia Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams of fresh leaves
  • 1L water

Instructions:

  1. When the water reaches 80° C, add the pre-washed leaves, cover the pan, and leave for 15 min.
  2. Drain.

Use:

Drink it for a month instead of water.

Health benefits:

It will improve your whole blood image, especially hemoglobin.

Note:

If you do not have fresh, you can also use dried leaves. But instead of 100g, use 50g.

6. Stinging Nettle Tea Against Diarrhea and Weakness

Ingredients:

  • 15 grams stinging nettle dried leaves
  • 15 grams dried thyme
  • 15 grams oregano
  • 500 ml water

Instructions:

  1. When the water reaches 80° C, add the dried leaves, cover the pan, and leave for 3 hours.

Use:

Drink during the day instead of water.

Health benefits:

It will reduce diarrhea and weakness in your body.

7. Stinging Nettle Tea for Rheumatism Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 20 grams dried stinging leaves
  • 20 grams dried birch leaves
  • 20 grams dried rosaceae leaves
  • 20 grams dried tilia leaves
  • 20 grams dried elderberry flower
  • 500 ml water

Instructions:

  1. Allow leaves of nettle and birch to boil for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add the other herbs.
  3. Cover the pan and leave it for 8 hours.

Use:

Drink it throughout the day instead of water.

Health benefits:

In herbal medicine, it is believed that this tea reduces the symptoms of rheumatism.

8. Stinging Nettle Tea Against Bladder Stone

Ingredients:

  • 10 grams dried stinging nettle leaves
  • 10 grams dried field horsetail
  • 10 grams small stalks of cherry
  • 10 grams dried yarrow
  • 1L water

Instructions:

Mix all these teas and boil for 10 min. Remove from heat, cover, and leave for 4 hours. After that, drain the mixture.

Use:

Drink during the day.

Health benefits:

This tea will reduce the symptoms and pain. At best, it can help get the stone out of the body.

9. Natural remedy for Hair Loss With Stinging Nettle

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams stinging nettle leaves
  • 25 grams chamomile
  • 500ml distilled water
  • 200ml vinegar

Instructions:

  1. Let the nettles boil for 20 minutes in distilled water.
  2. Remove from heat, add chamomile and cover. Leave it for 8 hours and drain.
  3. Add vinegar to the liquid you get.
  4. Store in a glass bottle in a cool, dark place.

Use:

Apply to the roots of the hair every night.

Health benefits:

This recipe will significantly reduce hair loss and strengthen the hair.

10. Stinging Nettle Cookies Against Child Night Wetting

Ingredients:

  • 20 grams crushed stinging nettle seed
  • 60 grams rye flour
  • Water
  • Honey

Instructions:

  1. Mix all the ingredients to get the dough.
  2. Make 5 cookies and bake.

Use:

Within a month, the child should eat one cookie at night before going to bed.

Health benefits:

These cookies should cure the problem of children night wetting.

A Word From Me

There is no scientific research on these recipes. They were used in folk medicine when science was less developed. Nowadays, one of these recipes can really help you to naturally solve your health problem.

If consuming any of the end products of these recipes causes you a strange reaction such as nausea, fatigue, skin irritation, choking or something like that, stop consuming it and go to the doctor. This can be an allergic reaction without knowing that you are allergic to the ingredients of the recipes. Do not consume the products of these recipes during pregnancy, because it has not yet been researched if it’s safe. But anyway, generally, these are safe recipes.

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