Nettle has been used for centuries in the treatment of allergies. It is also known to have decongestant and antihistamine properties. This plant is considered a powerful medicine in supporting the reproductive organs of women. As an effective diuretic, nettle can aid in cleansing the kidneys and passing toxins through the urine. In ancient times it was used against all different kinds of poisonings. Nettles have such a high nutrient content that the body can be supplied with everything it needs to flourish with this plant alone. Monks of Eastern traditions would drink the tea of nettles during long fasts to keep their bodies strong and properly nourished. Nettle helps improve the health of the hair, skin, and nails. some believe it to be a cure for baldness. Individuals suffering from prostatitus have benefited greatly from this plant. It has also been known to treat arthritis, eczema, MS, and other auto-immune diseases.
Energetically, nettles correspond to Mars. This energy helps to make you feel empowered by strengthening the will. a higher quality of judgments and opinions can be formulated that in return help you to make decisions that you can be confident in. The energies of Mars will also help to balance out feelings of anger or rage, and curb a fiery temper.
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