Stinging Nettle Whole Dried Seeds

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Latin Name : Urtica Dioica

Origin Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Urtica dioica, commonly known as stinging nettle or simply nettle, is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America. Nettle seeds are small, oval-shaped seeds produced by the stinging nettle plant.

It belongs to the Urticaceae family. Stinging nettle thrives in moist and can be found in a variety of habitats.

They are typically greenish-brown to black in colour and have a slightly nutty or earthy flavour. Nettle has been used as a food source, with young leaves being cooked and eaten as green vegetable.

– Urtica dioica is rich in vitamins and minerals like vitamin K, iron, and calcium.

– It possesses anti-inflammatory and antihistamine properties, beneficial for allergies and inflammation reduction.

– May aid in lowering blood sugar levels and improving urinary tract health.

– Potential for alleviating menstrual symptoms.

- Sprinkle them over salads, soups, smoothies, or other foods for added nutrition. - They can be eaten alone as a snack. - To prepare nettle seed tea, start by crushing the seeds slightly to release their flavours. Use about 1 to 2 teaspoons of crushed nettle seeds per cup of hot water. Place the crushed seeds in a teapot or heatproof container. Pour hot water over the seeds and let steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain the tea to remove the seeds before drinking. You can sweeten the tea with honey or add lemon if desired. Enjoy the nettle seed tea hot or let it cool and serve over ice for a refreshing beverage.
- Generally considered safe in food form (teas, cooked dishes) when consumed in moderation - Can cause skin irritation. - Caution advised for individuals with kidney or bladder issues, as it may interact with medications. - Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid large amounts due to limited safety data.

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