I love using herbs in juices for their specialized medicinal actions. Stinging nettle may not be readily available for everyone, but it is so beneficial to your health that if you can get your hands on it, then you’ll want to pick some up. It’s so amazing that it deserves its own juice. Stinging nettle tea, juice, tincture or tablet is prescribed for various health concerns such as eczema, anemia, arthritis, fluid retention, kidney irritation, allergies and asthma. Stinging nettle is also high in minerals so it is very nutritive! You juice this herb as you would mint, basil etc.
- 1 bunch of young stinging nettle
- 2 swiss chard (silverbeet) leaves
- 1 green apple
- 1/4 pineapple1 lemon
- Wash the nettle and remove white roots, use gloves as the leaves may sting you.
- Peel the lemon or scrub well, the lemon peel offers health benefits.
- Remove rind from pineapple (optional) and chop.
- Add all ingredients through juicer and enjoy!
Stinging nettle – parsley, mint, basil
Swiss chard (silverbeet) – lettuce, spinach, kale
Apple – pear, other apple varieties
Pineapple – pear, apple
Lemon – grapefruit, lime</span>
- Nutrition per serving:
Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.