Iced Nettle Tea
Nettle is detoxifying and improves the ability of the liver and kidneys to cleanse the blood. It also curbs the appetite and cleanses toxins from the body. It is also used as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, blood cleaner, diuretic, and digestive stimulant. Nettle leaves can be ordered online or in many specialty health food stores.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 1 quart water
- 2 tablespoons dry nettle leaves
- Lemon juice or sweetener to taste
Bring a quart of water to a boil.
Put 2 tablespoons of dry nettle leaves into a teapot and cover with the boiling water.
Let the tea brew for 3 to 5 minutes.
Strain before cooling.
Add more water, lemon, and your favorite sweetener.