The leaves of the nettle plant are used to treat and relieve allergies. It is believed that consuming stinging nettle leaf before meals can cure food sensitivities. Nettle has anti-histamine properties, which act against the histamine present in the body and also against the allergic rhinitis. These leaves are helpful in treating seasonal allergies, hay fever, coughs, sneezing, hives and asthma.
Nettle has also been studied extensively and has shown promise in treating Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, bladder infections, bronchitis, bursitis, gingivitis, gout, hives, kidney stones, laryngitis, multiple sclerosis, PMS, prostate enlargement, and tendinitis! Externally it has been used to improve the appearance of the hair, below are some of the wonderful benefits Nettle has for your hair;