ORGANIC DRIED NETTLES
Dried nettles (Kuivattu Nokkonen in Finnish) 30g.
Made from the stinging nettles growing in the pure Finnish nature.
HOW TO USE IT
You can use the dried stinging nettles in the same way as how you use spinach. For example: add them into your salad, pancake dough, or other bakings.
FINNISH ANNUAL HERB 2012
Stinging nettle was chosen as Finnish annual herb 2012 by the Finnish Health Product Stores Union (Suomen Terveystuotekauppiaiden Liitto) based on the following reasons:
– Researches and reliable information on stinging nettles are available in wide scope.
– Offer a safe alternative to promote health and relieve temporary alignments in a natural way.
– Positive feedbacks from many consumers as an medical herb that has been used in history.
By choosing annual herbs it aims at enhance appreciations on traditional herbalism as alternative therapy as well as to remind people that herbal medicinal has been part of our life from early history.
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF STINGING NETTLES
It contains vitamin C, beta carotene, folic acid, iron, calcium, magnesium, amino acid, vitamin K etc. .
In researches it has shown that the stinging nettles can increase the level of hemoglobin and the amount of red cells, reduce edema and calm infection.. In Germany it is recommended to use the stinging nettles sprouts and leaves to relieve the urinary tract infection and rheumatic problems.
In European Union it is aimed to ratify the claims that stinging nettles can help in promoting healthy functions of kidney, prostate, blood circulation, knees health and respiratory system.