Fresh nettle leaves are rich in vitamins C, A, B2 and C, carotene and pantothenic acid, calcium, phosphorus and iron. In a word, they are hiding the real provitamin concentrate.
Nettle purifies blood and helps in the release of toxic substances from the body. It is scientifically proven that it lowers blood sugar, so it is recommended for people who suffer from diabetes.
The effectiveness of nettle is proven in stopping the bleeding, so it is often used during heavy periods, bleeding from the uterus and similar conditions. Also, nettle helps in reducing high blood pressure.