Nettle is an invaluable herb in treating a variety of health conditions. Nettle has natural anti-inflammatory and antihistamine properties that open up constricted bronchial and nasal passages to ease allergy symptoms and hay fever. Leaves are a rich source of chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals.
Nettle contains a variety of natural compounds that can help to lower arthritis pain, swelling and inflammation. These compounds also help to slow down the process of many enzymes that trigger the inflammatory process, such as lipoxygenase and cyclooxygenase.
Turmeric contains polyphenol (curcumin) known active ingredient that has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Turmeric can help to lower the blood cholesterol levels and keep low-density lipoprotein levels from building up in your arteries.
Honey has antibacterial properties because it contains high percentage of glucose, which is absorbing the water from the bacterial cells through osmosis and in that way dehydrates the bacteria’s and suppresses them. Regular consumption of honey boost the immune system, strengthens the heartbeat, protects from heart attack, relives arthritis pain and improves the function of the digestive tract.
Nettle and Turmeric Honey Natural Remedy
This homemade turmeric honey elixir has a very strong anti-inflammatory activity, which not only that eliminate the bacteria’s that cause the diseases, but also promotes natural body protection.
This nettle and turmeric honey remedy will help you to eliminate the allergy symptoms, reduce joint and rheumatoid arthritis pain, eliminate the mucus from your lungs, and the best thing is that it is also great for children.
This natural elixir prepared of nettle, turmeric and honey will provide you with enough minerals, carbohydrates and vitamins, that especially beneficial for people diagnosed with anemia.
- 15 handfuls of fresh, young nettle leaves
- 3 tbsp turmeric
- 1 liter of raw organic honey
NOTE: We only use leaves and stems. Do not use flowers or the flourishing parts.
Wash and dry the nettle.
Now, extract the juice, it is more practical to use juicer to get the nettle juice.
- Prepare the proportions 1:3 – 1 cup of the nettle juice and 3 cups of honey.
- Pour the juice into a pot together with the honey, add the turmeric and stir well.
- Pour the turmeric honey into jars and store in a fridge or a dark dry place (e.g. a cupboard).
You can add this nettle and turmeric honey to drinks, smoothies and teas. Or simply, drink it with (preferably warm) water. Add 1-2 teaspoons to a glass of water. Drink twice a day.
Source: Foods of Joy
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