Nettle has been used since ancient times for its medical purposes, so you can safely include it in spring therapeutic problems, when the body responds quickly to natural treatments. You should know that not only the nettle tea is beneficial to the body, but also nettle tincture – a hydroalcoholic solution obtained through cold preparation from the aerial parts of the plant, that is, stem and leaves.
Using nettle tincture to get rid of hair loss it’s the best choice you can make. This remedy has beneficial effects over your scalp, being great in coping with other scalp problems such as scalp irritation and scalp psoriasis.
How to prepare nettle tincture:
- a handful of fresh nettle leaves
- alcohol (vodka or homemade brandy)
Just put the nettle leaves in a jar with lid and pour over them alcohol, enough to cover the leaves. Leave the leaves to macerate for 15 days, and during this time shake the jar 2 times a day.
Then strain the liquid and store it in dark bottles in a cold place, such as the pantry.
How to use:
After washing your hair with your usual shampoo, pour 15 drops of nettle tincture in the rinsing water, and rinse your hair with it. Or you can massage the scalp with this tincture, let it act for 30 minutes, and then wash your hair as usual.
External use: dissolve 15 drops of nettle tincture in a glass of water or tea and drink it daily for 10 days in a row.
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