Nettle seeds are another super nutritious and beneficial part of the nettle plant. Easy to add to your food and suitable for children, Nettle seed are great for:
If you’re trying to kick coffee, or at least cut back on caffeine, stinging nettle seeds could be the answer. When ingested, the seeds are said to have a mild stimulant effect that helps you stay alert and focused during the day.
Herbalists credit this energy to the support the seeds give to the adrenal glands. Nettle seeds work as an adaptogen (which is a natural substance that helps the body adapt to stress). They are often recommended to people who live and work in high stress environments and feel constant exhaustion as a result. Nettle seeds are believed to help restore balance to the adrenals, thus promoting energy levels and supporting an overall feeling of well-being.
Actually, Nettle seeds are the most nutritious part of nettle. They contain all the goodies of nettle, vitamin A and C, iron, calcium, magnesium and silicon. What is more, they contain essential fatty acids and vitamin C which are especially good for skin and brain.
Healthy skin and nails
All parts of nettle are amazing for keeping your skin hair and nails healthy, shiny and strong.
Helps Soothe Menstrual Discomfort
It’s often recommended that women use stinging nettle during their monthly menstrual cycle. It helps the body rid itself of toxins by allowing the flushed out liver to process higher levels of estrogen more efficiently. This estrogen tolerance may calm some of the symptoms that often accompany a regular female menstrual cycle.
Also, nettle is packed with iron, and it’s good to have some extra iron in your diet during menstruation.
Natural health enthusiasts suggest that stinging nettle seeds can be an effective way to support lung and throat health and promote overall wellness of the respiratory system. Many herbalists use the seeds as a natural astringent for the lungs to help expel mucus.
Nettle seeds not only work as an adaptogen, but also as a trophorestorative (a substance that acts as a nutritive restorative for a particular organ or organ system), which has an impact on healthy kidney function.