As a tea infusion, stinging nettle is very popular around the world, particularly due to its wonderful beneficial properties and its typical herbal and slightly tart taste. Urtica dioica. Nettle is rich in chlorophyll, a good source of beta carotene; vitamins A, C, & E; tannins; iron; calcium; phosphates; plus various other minerals, especially silica. Nettle has astringent, expectorant, galactagogue milk producing, tonic, anti-inflammatory, homeostatic, & diuretic properties.
1 heaping Tsp or Bag per Cup, Fresh Water just short of Boiling, Steeping Time 5-7 min.