Nettle Leaf

Nettle Leaf Tincture

Ingredients/Materials

  • 1 pint 90 proof alcohol, like vodka or gin

  • 4 oz FGO Organic Nettle Leaves (or enough to fill the pint jar half way)

  • Pint-size canning jar with lid

  • Fine mesh strainer

  • Dark bottle and dropper to store tincture

Instructions

Put the nettle leaf and alcohol in pint jar, stir and cover with the lid. Label the jar with contents. Place the jar in a cool, dark place, and shake it daily. After 2-3 weeks, strain into bowl and use wooden spoon to press down on herbs left in strainer to get all the goodness. Pour the finished product into tincture bottle, label and seal the lid tightly.

Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 cups FGO Organic Raspberry Leaf

  • 1 cup dried alfalfa leaf

  • 1 cup FGO Organic Nettle Leaves

  • 1/2 cup FGO Dandelion Root

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in an air-tight container like a large glass mason jar.

  2. When ready to brew, pour 8oz ounces of boiling water over 1 tablespoon of the tea mixture and let steep for at least 5 minutes before drinking.

  3. To brew a large batch that can be consumed cold, Add 3/4 cup tea mixture to a pot with 1 gallon of boiling water. Stir and let steep as it cools. Strain out the herbs and store in a pitcher or glass jar in the fridge to consume cold as desired.

Recipe inspired by Wellness Mama