- Stinging Nettles have been grown since Roman Times in Britain; interestingly the Romans imported seeds of their own species of Stinging Nettle.
- Nettle Tea is a rich source of iron and Vitamin C.
- These dried Stinging Nettle leaves have been picked at their most beneficial, i.e. before the middle of June.
- Nettle Tea has a cleansing action on the body, helping to improve circulation and kidney function. They also help the pancreas in the control of blood-sugar levels.
- Stinging Nettles are often used in the treatment of skin infections such as eczema and psoriasis, ironic, as they have given their name to certain skin conditions, Urticaria. Latin for Stinging Nettle is Urtica.
- The tea is very refreshing and has a pleasant aroma. Can be drunk at any time of the day.
You will receive 100 grams of this herbal infusion for £5.00 this will allow you to make 50 cups of tea. Two grams per cup, this can even be re-infused, giving twice as many cups. This works out at ten pence per cup, less if re-infused.
- At Gently Stirred every order is gift wrapped so if you're buying for a number of different people just add that information at checkout