Nettle leaves are rich in vitamins: ascorbic acid (0.6%), carotene (up to 50 mg%), vitamin K, B2, B3, and formic acid. There is up to 6.3% iron oxide in the nettle leaves ash. Thanks to this rich composition of the oil nettle is a valuable component of cosmetic hair care and skin care products. Oil is useful to strengthen hair roots and scalp. Low toxicity allows to use it in children’s cosmetics.
Properties: regenerating, tonic, stimulant, anti-inflammatory, healing, vitaminizing.
Ways of using:
can be used as pure agent, in massage mixtures with other oils, as basic oil for mixtures with essential oils, for enrichment of cosmetics (shampoo, cream, mask).