Nettles, gratitude and the law of attraction

This month on hormone/fertilityinspiration we are focusing on nettles, gratitude & the law of attraction. Please watch my video to hear the full reasoning but here is the summary for you!

Nettles:
The wonderful nettle is a true healing plant. Whilst I often use it within my Spagyric remedies you can also drink it as a tea, use as an ingredient in your foods - such as omelettes. muffins or add to your vagi-steam.

Benefits of nettles:

Naturopathically we use the plant, its seeds and the root to make tinctures, teas, remedies and food. Nettles have been used as food and medicine since Anglo Saxon times – in fact whilst they are very common they were once regarded as sacred plants. This mineral-rich plant contains Magnesium, protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A, most B vitamins, C and K. It also contains potassium and many phytonutrients including deep-green chlorophyll,carotenoids, quercetin and manganese. What a power punch of nutrients!

Nettle roots and leaves are cleansing on the digestive tract and kidneys. They help remove waste materials in a thorough but undramatic way.
Great for oxidative stress – nettles are loaded with antioxidants which helps reduce aging as well as support many chronic disorders.
Help fight infections. Nettles have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal effects.
They have been shown to help lower blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol so fabulous for the liver, pancreas, kidneys and heart.
For men - helps fight prostate cancer and an enlarged prostate and believed to support sexual potency too.
Help soothe mucousal linings including stomach lining.
Nourishes the blood so helpful with anaemia, menstrual irregularities, post baby and during pregnancy
Considered useful to support stress and improve the quality of sleep
Calm inflammation and pain - it has analgesic effects so helpful relief for rheumatism, and other inflammatory conditions through a number of different mechanisms, such as decreasing nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) binding activity to DNA and decrease levels of pro-inflammatory compounds such as interleukin-6 and • C-reactive protein.
Good for respiratory function
Often used as a powerful uterine tonic and enhances kidney function – excellent support for monthly fluid retention,flush out uric crystals and bladder infections
Aids strengthening bones because it enhances absorption of vitamins and minerals
Contains acetylcholine which is a neurotransmitter utilised in the central and parasympathetic nervous system so helpful for stress and adrenal conditions.
Helps cleanse the blood and is a powerful detoxifier
Culpepper believed that nettle tops should be eaten in the Spring to reduce phlegm and support upper respiratory health conditions.
Helps purify and fortify the aura and provides psychic protection. Connects with the planet Mars – brings yang energy – promotes the aura from EM pollution, geomagnetic storms and protection from negativity.
Spagyric medicine believes it stimulates creativity, courage and vitality to your emotional state. Nettle energy helps cellular re-balance, releasing negativity to bring calmness and return to harmony.
Nettle can help if you have low “chi”
Connects with the root, solar plexus and third eye chakra.
In summary it is a magickal plant offering a doorway to transformation. Often used as a companion plant in the allotment or garden

Nettle asks you to “wake up – release your foggy thinking” Speak up for yourself and align with your truth” It asks “how are you reacting to irritants? Let it help you respond to prickly situations.

This month I suggest you bring nettle into your life:
Find some early spring nettles and use their tops to make a herbal tea.Drink 1 cup daily before breakfast. It's a little early to pick nettles yourself so if you cannot find any they buy some nettle tea.

Go for a mindful walk and make a note of where you find nettles and how they connect with you. Perhaps you could go on a mindful spiritual journey with one and it may share some of its wisdom with you?
Add to your vagi-steam
Make a compress and apply to inflamed areas such as arthritic joints.
Take it as a plant remedy either as a Spagyric or a herbal. Include as a supplement or eat – such as nettle soup or drink as a tea.

Gratitude:

I have written a whole article on maintaining  gratitude so follow this link how to maintain gratitude this month

 

 

Law of Attraction:

The law of attraction simply means that what you think is what happens. Do you think negatively or positively? Can you change your mind-set to support optimism and manifest abundance? Watch my video for more support otherwise I recommend you listen to this beautiful chant daily which literally means "I am infinite universal energy"

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Disclaimer: This article has been written as personal opinion and guidance only and should not be construed as medical advice .  It is important to talk to your natural health or medical doctor before changing your diet.  This advice makes no claims and does not consider allergies, medication, health conditions not any other condition.

To make an appointment with Justine Evans  ND  Hormone Alchemist and Fertility Expert call 07747 133170 or contact@justineevans.co.uk

Justine Evans ND, BSc Nut Med  is the founder of Creation Fertility. In tune with mother nature, western medicine, the seasons and Eastern philosophy she offers a multi dimensional approach to hormone and fertility health

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