Nettle contains many active ingredients

Nettles contain significant amounts of minerals. A popular saying says that there is no mineral that our body needs and that this burning plant would not contain. It stands out for its calcium and magnesium content (no cultivated plant contains as much magnesium as nettle). It is also rich in iron, as it is said to contain at least as much as spinach. According to the analysis, it also contains a number of smaller quantities of other minerals and many microelements. Apart from the mentioned minerals, it is a rich source of beta carotene and vitamin C, but it also lacks other vitamins. It also contains acetylcholine, formic acid, histamine, some organic acids, flavonoids, phytosterols, some enzymes and bioactive substances, among which chlorophyll should not be neglected. This is a kind of counterbalance to the less green nitrates that nettles contain. Nettles grow well on well-fertilized soils, which means that the soil is rich in nitrogen. It absorbs a lot of nitrates from the soil and converts them into amino acids. It follows that nettles are among the vegetables that are richest in protein. However, the more nitrate the soil fertilizes, the more nitrate there is. However, because chlorophyll in the gut inhibits the conversion of nitrates to carcinogenic nitrosamines, it reduces their detrimental effect. This is important for the use of nettle both in cooking and in medicine.

Given that nettles contain many important substances and also chlorophyll, they bring to our body:

Feeling better,

stronger resistance,

cleaner blood,

more efficient metabolism and richer intestinal flora,

strengthen blood vessels,

prevent fatigue, affect energy,

drain excess water from the body,

affect the functioning of the gallbladder, liver and other glands.

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