Photo: (glass jar of beautiful organic nettle)
Skincare benefits of nettle are very well-known for centuries. Common Nettle or stinging Nettle is a native herb to Europe, Asia, North America, and North Africa. Nettle has pricky hairs called trichomes which act like needles. These pricky hairs can irritate if accidentally touched.
But on the other hand, this versatile herb has been used by humans for its health and skincare benefits for centuries in traditional and folk medicines and skincare products.
Nowadays, Nettle is used in the cosmetic industry especially making shampoos, creams, lotions for its healing, stimulating, calming, and skin-soothing properties.
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Nettles are highly enriched with:
Minerals e.g potassium, magnesium, iron, and calcium, chlorine, chlorophyll, and cooper.
It has essential fatty acids; omega-3, amino acids
Vitamin A, K1, C, D, tocopherols and beta-carotene
Nettle is alkalizing and supports the immune system, metabolism, bone strength, and skin health
For its nutritive powerhouse value stinging nettle are diuretic, detoxifiers, pain-relieving, hair, and skin beautifier