हातका मैला सुनका थैला, के गर्नु धनले साग र सिस्नु खाएको बेस आनन्दी मनले !!!
Stinging nettle or common nettle (सिस्नु), Urtica dioica, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant, native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America. The plant has many hollow stinging hairs called trichomes on its leaves and stems, which act like hypodermic needles, injecting histamines and other chemicals that produce a stinging sensation when contacted by humans and other animals. Sisnu, sishnu, Lekali sishnu, Thulo sishnu, Ghario sishnu, Bhangre sishnu or Patle sishnu is the Nepali name for edible stinging nettles. The plant is popular in areas where there is a scarcity of vegetables. They are picked up from moist woodlands, along rivers, forests and many shaded trails. The young tender leaves and shoots are cooked similarly to any other leafy vegetables. Nettles are known for their sting, but cooking completely eliminates their stinging effect.
Social Entrepreneurship in Chepang Community through Herbal Product: The Chepangs are one of Nepal’s most disadvantaged indigenous groups and are classified under the ‘highly marginalized’ category on the basis of a set of socio-economic indicators, such as population size, language literacy rate, house type, landownership, occupation and access to higher education. Due to geographical difficulties Chepangs have not been able to get easy access to food, clothes, and shelter and education facilities in the community.
About the Project: Self-Sustaining Campaign for Chepang Community is an active circle formed under the initiation of Biswash Chepang who seeks to empower women’s Group (आमा समुह) of rural Chepang community through Agriculture, Animal husbandry. The main aim of Self Sustaining campaign for Chepang community activities is to gain financial independence.
We are empowering Chepang women by paying them Rs.35 per Kg from the green nettles picked up from the jungle. In one day, one has been able to receive Rs. 350. The pocket money earned from picking up nettles is used by them on purchasing daily necessary items and stationary materials for child. There are total 25 womens who are involved in picking nettles.
Nettles Powder 200gm
Nettles Powder 1000gm
29 Nettle Tea Benefits
To give you an idea of just how powerful this singular plant is, nettle has the potential to treat the following ailments:
Nettle stimulates the lymph system to boost immunity
Nettle relieves arthritis symptoms
Nettle promotes a release from uric acid from joints
Helps to support the adrenals
It helps with diabetes mellitus
Strengthens the fetus in pregnant women
Promotes milk production in lactating women
Relieves menopausal symptoms
Helps with menstrual cramps and bloating
Helps break down kidney stones
Helps with respiratory tract disease
Supports the kidneys
Helps asthma sufferers
Reduces incident of prostate cancer
Minimizes skin problems
Eliminates allergic rhinitis
Cures the common cold
Helps with osteoarthritis
Helps with gastrointestinal disease, IBS, and constipation
Reduces gingivitis and prevents plaque when used as a mouth wash.
Has been shown to be helpful to in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Relieves neurological disorders like MS, ALS and sciatica
Destroys intestinal worms or parasites
Supports the endocrine health by helping the thyroid, spleen and pancreas.
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