Nettle Syrup – Best Medicine for Blood Purification.
This juice is good for rheumatism and arthritis, and nettle has a lot of iron and it can be used it in the fight against anemia. Even those who have asthma and skin problems drinks this juice. Also it is believed that this helps in prevention of respiratory and urinary problems, and hair loss.
We bring you two recipes – one quite simple, the other in combination with lemon and honey.
The simplest nettle syrup.
– 1 kg of young nettle leaves
– 2.5 liters of water
– sugar (500 grams for every 500 ml of fluid)or change with Stevia.
Wash and drain the nettle leaves, put them in water and boil them on medium heat for about an hour, adding water. Squeeze the mixture and remove nettle and you will get the syrup than add the sugar and stir until it’s completely melted. Pour the syrup into glass bottles and seal it. (you can add berries leaves with nettle leaves in a 1:1 ratio).
Make the juice with ¼ of syrup and ¾ water in a glass. Expiration date of this syrup is 6 months.
Nettle, honey and lemon syrup.
– 400 g of fresh young nettle leaves
– juice of 6 large lemons
– 800 g of sugar
– 5 full tablespoons of clover honey
– 1 liter of filtered water.
Pour water in a pan and put sugar in it. Place it on the stove to cook, stirring occasionally (when boiled let it simmer for 5 minutes). If there is foam on the surface, remove it with spoon.
Wash and chop the nettle leaves and put them in a ceramic bowl and pour the sugar syrup over them. Place some heavier plate over them. Leave it for 10 minutes.
Now add the lemon juice and honey. Squeeze the mixture and remove nettle and you will get the syrup, strain it through a sieve if necessary. Pour the syrup into sterilized bottles, seal them and leave them on dark and cold place.
Make the juice with ¼ of syrup and ¾ water in a glass.
Drink the juice once a day.