The Stinging Nettle has been used medicinally since at least 3 B.C. The leaves are rich in minerals, 10 grams of nettle leaves contain 290 milligrams of calcium and 86 milligrams of magnesium, in comparison, 10 grams of spinach contains 10 milligrams of calcium and 8 milligrams of magnesium.
Stinging Nettle Tea has been used to treat hay fever, as well as other allergy symptoms. It is also known to be used in traditional Austrian medicine for the treatment of problems with the kidneys and urinary tract, cardiovascular system and rheumatism, among other ailments.
While providing important health benefits, and balancing the interesting, fresh taste of Stinging Nettle Leaves, we have come up with some amazing blends including our Stinging Nettle Herb Tea, our refreshing Summer Solstice (Pineapple/Cherry) Herb Tea Blend and the rejuvenating Minty Paradise Herb Tea Blend.
At ESP Tea Emporium, we select only the freshest Stinging Nettle Leaves to create our blended teas which provide a wealth of health benefits and include amazing aromas and flavors that are sure to please.