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Cornish Nettle Tea: A wild and wonderful brew, from Cornwall to you

We formulated our Wild Nettle Tea many years ago when we were working long, hard days on our land. In the absence of anything else we would brew up a few Nettles to warm our souls on cold days. We genuinely started to feel more energetic and less achy from all the strenuous labour.

Butterfly on Nettles in Cornwall
Butterfly with Nettles in Cornwall

Fast forward 6 years and Nettle Tea is still the cornerstone of everything we produce at the Wild Cornish Tea Co. It’s a lovely, lovely, Herbal Tea. And the health benefits are incredible.

The good news is, now you don’t need to be a survival expert at a campfire sitting cross-legged to enjoy it. We can send our natural Cornish Herbal Tea products to you by post, wherever you are! Our warm Cornish climate means our Nettle clippers are snipping with confidence all year round, to bring you the freshest, most magical, organic Nettle teas. We now sell our stinging Nettle tea in Loose Leaf, and Nettle Tea Bags.

Why Wild Cornish Nettle Tea? Despite Nettle growing the the abundantly in the UK abundantly, most Nettles aren’t harvested in the UK. You’ll find the majority of UK sellers importing them in from outside England, usually being packed and shipped from Egypt. Our Nettles are grown, picked and packed in Cornwall when they are at their freshest.

  • We pick quality ingredients and keep whole for maximum flavour and freshness.

  • We harvest and dry only the very tops of the Nettle, which are young, vibrant green and absolutely full of nutrients.

  • Our Teas don't hang around!

  • Our Teas are sent out straight after the drying process, retaining as much freshness as possible. Unlike major brands who over-process their leaves, leaving them heavily crushed and dusty. Our Field to Cup strategy aims reduce the environmental and climate impact of production, significantly reducing the air miles travelled by the humble Tea leaf.

Nettle leaf prepared for infusing Tea
Nettle and Lemon Balm Loose Leaf prepared for infusing Tea

More than a drink

Nettle Tea has been used for centuries in traditional medicine. So if you are looking for a healthy and natural way to improve your overall health, nettle tea is a great option and it’s available to buy from our online store.

There are many reasons why you might want to drink Nettle Tea. Here are a few of the most popular benefits:

  • It's a good source of nutrients. Nettle Tea is a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as calcium, iron, and magnesium.

  • It has anti-inflammatory properties. Nettle Tea contains compounds that can help to reduce inflammation throughout the body. This can be beneficial for people with conditions such as arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease.

  • It can boost the immune system. Nettle Tea is a good source of vitamin C, which is essential for a healthy immune system. It also contains compounds that can help to fight off infection.

  • It can improve kidney function. Nettle Tea is a diuretic, which means that it helps the body to get rid of excess fluid. This can be beneficial for people with kidney problems.

  • It can lower blood pressure. Nettle Tea contains compounds that can help to relax blood vessels and lower blood pressure.

  • It can reduce blood sugar levels. Nettle Tea has been shown to improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.

  • It can increase iron levels. Nettle Tea is a good source of iron, which is an essential mineral for carrying oxygen throughout the body.

  • It can promote hair growth. Nettle Tea contains compounds that can help to stimulate hair growth and reduce hair loss.

  • It can relieve menstrual cramps. Nettle Tea has been shown to be effective in relieving menstrual cramps and other symptoms of PMS. Nettle is one of the best herbal infusions for women wellness.

How much Nettle Tea should I drink, is Nettle safe to drink every day?

There's no one recommended portion size for nettle leaf or nettle leaf products, though the Arthritis Foundation suggests these amounts for arthritis benefits: 1 cup of tea three times a day. So yes, you can drink it every day.

Where can I find Wild Cornish Tea? You’ll find Wild Cornish Tea sold in small independent cafes, grocers, yoga studios, hotels, Glampsites and restaurants all over the Cornish peninsula.

If you like pure Nettle Tea why not try our new Nettle Tea Infusions, crafted with the very best natural ingredients. Including Nettle and Lemon Balm, Nettle and Mint, Nettle and Fennel and Nettle and Rosehip. Available to buy online with nationwide delivery.

Ready to drink Nettle Tea - from field to cup
Ready to drink Nettle Tea


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