Nettle has been highly regarded by herbalists for many years due to its reputed medical benefits and it also make as very refreshing drink. Nettle Tea is an excellent detoxifier helping to eliminate toxins and improve the appearance of skin since nettle displays diuretic properties. Nettle is commonly used to provide relief from hayfever, sinus congestion and other allergic symptoms. In addition to the herb's properties of reducing inflammatory compounds in the body, nettle is also a rich source of quercetin, which is known to inhibit the release of histamine.
It has a smooth, naturally sweet taste and if made with off-the-boil water can also offer good levels of vitamins and minerals.