Nettle is a classical herb with rich quantities of minerals. The main minerals found in Nettle are silicic acid, calcium, potassium, iron, chromium, magnesium, and zinc), including Vitamins A, B, C, K, protein, mucilage, sterols and phenols (root), flavonoids (including rutin).
Nettles are said to be extremely effective in reducing itchiness due to eczema and allergic dermatitis. Water or oil stinging nettle infusions can be used to make creams, lotions, salves, hair rinses and hair conditioners. Combine nettles, with the following herbs - amla, aritha and shikakai for an effective hair wash tea for dandruff. Use Nettles in bath teas and wash bags to soothe itchy, irritated skin.
Uses for Nettle include (but are not limited to):
- Poultice: To treat external bleeding and itchiness
- Hair products: Encourages growth
- Bath soaks
- Body wraps
- Balms & Salves
How To Use In Cosmetics
Use 1% -- 10% in formulations
INCI: Urtica Dioica
Nettle Leaf Herb
Our Nettle Herb is 100% pure with no fillers, and is wild crafted.
Please note: that this is a natural product, and there may be variations in colour and scent from batch to batch.