Historically, the leaves of the nettle plant have been used to relieve allergies and arthritis.
Side effects include upset stomach, rash and impotence. Not recommended for those who are taking medication for diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety or insomnia.
Legalese: This product is not intended to treat or cure any disease or dysfunction. Combining some herbal products with prescription or over the counter drugs may not be advised. Always consult your health care professional. This product has not been evaluated by the FDA. Discontinue use if you experience any difficulty breathing, hives, or skin irritation. Not recommended if you are pregnant or nursing, or for children under age 18.
Bring filtered or spring water to 212°F. Add 1 tsp of tea leaves to an 8oz cup. Pour boiling water over the tea leaves and let steep 7 minutes.