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The benefits and harms of Nettle

The effects of nettle on the body

Useful properties of nettle is quite extensive, it has anti-inflammatory, tonic effect, improves blood clotting (valuable use of nettle as a hemostatic means at wounds, cuts, ulcers).

Nettle is also used as a drug to treat anemia and helps to eliminate dark circles under the eyes, and facilitates the course of menstruation (and especially the abundant Use Krapivinskoe). A powerful hemostatic effect not only benefit, but harm the nettle, People with blood diseases (varicose veins, thrombophlebitis, arteriosclerosis), as well as those who have too thick blood, nettle should not be consumed, it can cause the appearance of blood clots. Not recommended the use of nettles and pregnant women, it can cause contraction of the muscles of the uterus and cause premature birth.



Also the herb is used in the treatment of sciatica, rheumatism, pain in the muscles and liver, and urinary bladder. Nettle improves heart, stimulates carbohydrate and protein exchange in the body. High carotenoid content is beneficial to the functions of the organs of vision.

Harm nettle despite the undoubted usefulness of this plant, sometimes the use of nettles is harmful. For example, given that nettle is a strong styptic, it is contraindicated for people suffering from varicose veins, thrombophlebitis, atherosclerosis. In this case, the use of nettle can cause blood clots. For pregnant women nettle is also not recommended and can be harmful, as it can cause contraction of muscles of uterus, causing premature birth. But basically, if you're in severe illnesses, you are pregnant and your body is not intoxicated to such a degree that any useful food, not to mention one of the most healthy plants of the nettle, will cause you to have a cleansing crisis. You can really not worry about the dangers of nettles, and start enjoying its beneficial properties which unfortunately in recent years it has been unfairly forgotten, and start adding nettle to your salads and other dishes.