Organic Stinging Nettle [DRIED]

Organic Stinging Nettle [DRIED]

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$12.00
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$12.00

2oz of fresh dried organic Stinging Nettle Leaf

Recommended as a hot or cold tea for a natural source of iron.

100% pure Stinging Nettle leaf. 

Please note that 2 oz of dried nettle is A LOT! This is enough to make about 30+ cups of tea.

Basic Nutrition of Stinging Nettle

Stinging nettle is naturally high in iron, with 1.46 milligrams per 1-cup serving of cooked leaves -- the equivalent of 2 cups of fresh leaves or 2 tablespoons of crushed, dried leaves -- which makes 1 cup of nettle tea.

Stinging nettles supply iron -- each 1-cup portion contains 7.7 percent to 17.5 percent of the daily recommended intake, depending on your nutritional requirements.

The calcium content of stinging nettles is also significant: 1 cup provides 32.9 to 42.8 percent of the amount you require daily. Calcium promotes strong teeth and bones, and it may also lessen the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, preventing headaches, mood swings and bloating.

A 1-cup serving of blanched stinging nettles contains 37 calories and 0.1 grams of fat. With no fat, sodium, cholesterol, protein or sugar per serving and virtually no fiber, nettle leaves are nonetheless rich in nutrients.

Stinging nettle provides few carbohydrates and a small amount of protein, as well. One cup contains 6.6 grams of carbohydrates and 2.4 grams of protein.