Nettle is the common name for the plant Urtica dioica, also called Stinging Nettle. Stinging Nettle herb is an exceptional plant for restoring health and beauty to your hair. An herbal infusion made from nettle leaf is a gentle and safe herb to rinse your hair with. It is also made into an infusion to drink every day. In fact, you receive more nourishment to your whole body, skin and hair when you drink nettle infusion on a daily basis and use it as a hair rinse weekly.
Nettle infusion works on the inside of your body as well as the outside. Rich in minerals and vitamins to nourish every system in your body, nettles will make your hair grow, gleam, get thick and darken. An added bonus is smooth, clear skin and hard nails. Drink the infusion daily. About 2-4 cups is the recommended amount. And make an extra infusion to use as a hair rinse.
Nettle infusion rinse removes fungal and bacterial infections on the scalp. It helps balance an over-oily skin or scalp, too. Nettle stops hair loss and encourages hair growth. To make the hair rinse, just make a quart of herbal infusion and use it as a rinse for your hair.
How to make the infusion:
Put 1 ounce of dried nettle leaf in a quart glass canning jar. Pour in boiling water and stir to soak all the leaves. Cap with a lid and steep 2-4 hours. Drink daily and use as a hair rinse once a week.
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