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Stinging Nettle seeds and Stinging Nettle Remedy

Urtica dioica

The stinging nettle is supposed to have been introduced in ancient Britain by Roman soldiers. Nettle is a good source of 5-hydroxytryptamine, histamine, formic acid, gallic acid, and iron.
Nettle juice mixed with honey is good for clearing the throat and lung. It is also used with alcohol to make a stimulating hair tonic. It is also used to lessen bleeding in the mouth and to treat hemorrhoids.

It is also useful for removing toxins from the blood and for treating rheumatism.

Nettle juice is also used to treat anemia, diarrhea, and is a powerful diuretic. It can also reduce the blood sugar level and is used to treat nervous eczema.

Health Benefits of Eating Onions

Allium cepa

Onions have been used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans to cure a variety of ailments. The essential oils in onions that give it its pungency are also responsible for its therapeutic properties.

Onions contain useful quantities of vitamins, minerals, and sugar.

The essential oil of onion is used to normalize the sympathetic nervous system and promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. A mixture of onion juice and milk is used to treat young children for worms. Onion juice is also used to treat catarrh, and respiratory diseases. When used with vinegar and applied as a poultice, it removes blemishes from the skin.

Submitted on January 16, 2014