Stinging nettle sounds like a plant to be avoided (and it can give a nasty sting or rash when the fresh leaves brush up against skin). But despite its name, nettle has many health benefits and is one of the most widely used plants in herbal medicine. Used for everything from anemia to skin problems to rheumatism, nettle is a very benevolent and safe herb to use once the ‘stingers’ are taken care of. It also makes a very noursihing and revitalizing tea. It also improve immunity of every age peoples. Many of nettle’s benefits come from its high nutrient content. It contains vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K along with easily assimilated calcium and iron. Other nutrients include magnesium, potassium, protein, beta-carotene, and chlorophyll. Stinging nettle also has a high antioxidant content and contains polyphenols. Antioxidants help to defend the body against free radicals which can cause aging, some types of cancer, and other diseases. Polyphenols may help to prevent and manage inflammatory diseases such as certain types of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. The range of nutrients in nettle can also be helpful for anyone recovering from prolonged sickness or stress, and the iron content is easily digestible for those with anemia.