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Nettles tea relieves lung congestion by acting as an expectorant and an antispasmodic, as needed, while providing nutrients which fight infection and raise energy levels. Nettles is an outstanding remedy for anything blood related—halting bleeding, cleansing the blood of impurities, or building the blood in cases of anemia. Nettles is a very nutritious herb. It is rich in iron, silicon, calcium, and potassium. Fresh, young leaves harvested in the spring (with gloves and a long-sleeved shirt) make a nutritious vegetable and spring tonic. Steaming removes any trace of the “itchiness” one might suspect to be a problem.
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