Nettle, leaf, dried Nutrition Label

Nettle, leaf, dried Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 205kcal (856 kj)
43%
Carbohydrates 9.44g
4%
Sugars 7.30g
Starch 2.14g
Sucrose 0.29g
Maltose 0.29g
Fructose 4.57g
Galactose 0.29g
Glucose 4.14g
Protein 20.00g
16%
Fat 2.90g
5%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis -
Fatty acids, total saturated -
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 141.43mg
Iron 6.70mg
37%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 2,830.00mg
283%
Chromium 257.14ug
1,029%
Sodium 17.14mg
1%
Iodine 14.29ug
10%
Copper 1.10mg
0%
Salt 125.00mg
5%
Selenium 3,000.00ug
5,455%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 3,000.00mg
20,000%
Zinc 2.40mg
30%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 24.00mg
32%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.00ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.00mg
0%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.00mg
0%
Manganese 43.71mg
2,429%
Magnesium 450.00mg
145%
Potassium 2,530.00mg
110%
Fluoride 2.00mg
67%
Phosphorus 450.00mg
64%
Vitamin k 450.00ug
500%
Fibre, total 31.00g
8%
Fibre, dietary 31.02g
124%
Niacin equivalents, total 31.00mg
221%
Molybdenum 0.07mg
0%
Folate 7.30ug
2%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 0.94g
0%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Nettle, leaf, dried

What is Nettle, leaf, dried?

Nettle leaf, dried, is the dried form of the nettle plant's leaves. It is commonly used in herbal teas and can be added to soups, stews, and other dishes for its nutritional benefits.

Nettle, Leaf, Dried Health Benefits

Dried nettle leaves are rich in nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium. Nettle is known for its potential benefits such as supporting bone health, improving digestion, and relieving allergy symptoms. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and may help in managing blood sugar levels.

Nettle, leaf, dried Health Risks

Dried nettle leaf is generally safe when consumed in reasonable amounts, although some individuals may experience allergic reactions. Since nettle may interact with certain medications, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional, particularly for those using blood thinners or medications for high blood pressure or diabetes.

How much Nettle, leaf, dried to eat per day?

The recommended daily dosage of dried nettle leaf varies depending on individual health factors and the intended use. Generally, it is advised to consume 1-2 teaspoons of dried nettle leaf per day, either by infusing it in hot water to make a tea or adding it to soups, stews, or smoothies. It's important to consult a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations, especially for those with medical conditions or who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Nettle, leaf, dried Allergies

Nettle, particularly in its dried leaf form, can cause allergic reactions in some individuals. If you have a known sensitivity to plants in the Urticaceae family, such as stinging nettles, it's best to avoid consuming nettle products. Be cautious and consult with a healthcare professional if you have concerns about potential allergies.

Nettle, leaf, dried Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Nettle, leaf, dried

Fat 18%
Carbohydrates 26%
Protein 56%

Component Breakdown for Nettle, leaf, dried

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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