Nettle leaf & stem
Highly nutritious as rich in calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, selenium, potassium, trace minerals, protein, vitamins A and C. They are a natural anti histamine also. They support the kidneys and urinary function. They also support detoxification of the liver.
The high levels of flavonoids and chlorophyll help improve blood quality and circulation.
They have a cycle through the year offering different benefits. In the Spring they have a high nettle content and as they get taller coming into the summer months they support the adrenals and endocrine system. And then when they seed they offer support to the adrenals once more.
It can be useful for animals when they have eaten something toxic.
Great for supporting allergies too.
Nettle leaf and Stem - Urtica dioica
How to use
Add to your horses feed. Or offer in a bucket for them to self select.
Add a teaspoon to boiling water and let it sit for a few minutes and enjoy as tea for yourself. You may find your dog or horse requesting some too!
Add powdered version to your dogs feed.