Vikings are known for their conquest campaigns and provoked terror across Europe. Vikings were strong and endurable people. Their traditional medicine included numerous plants and herbs which gave them strength and power for their conquests.
The Vikings used an elixir from nettle, wild briar (dog rose) and smartweed because it is very beneficial for the human health and its preparation is very easy.
Mix equal amounts of the ingredients. Add 1 tablespoon of the mixture in 2.5dl of water and allow it to boil. Remove it from heat and leave it to stay for 3 hours. Then you can strain it and drink it. The best time for consummation is the morning.
What is the secret of this elixir?
All three ingredients act in synergy, strengthening the immune system, increasing the energy levels and durability, cleansing and rejuvenating the body (especially cleans the kidneys and gallbladder), improving the cardiovascular health, protecting from viral and bacterial infections, stimulating the weight loss process and acts anti-cancerous.
Regular consummation of wild briar tea strengthens the immune system and prevents bacterial and viral infections. Wild Briar is rich in antioxidants which prevent numerous diseases and rejuvenate our body. Its tea also contains lycopene which disables the cancer cells in the prostate without harming the surrounding cells.
A study published in the magazine “Preventive Nutrition and Food Science” discovered that wild briar extract reduces the fat layers and prevents their build up. Daily consummation of wild briar tea regulates cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose and decreases the risk of heart diseases.
Smartweed is less known healing plant which restores balance in many processes in our organism. It eases bleeding, prevents kidney disorders, diminishes inflammation, heals the wounds and cleans old and infected ulcers. It is considered as rich source of proteins, cellulose, tannins and sugars. Contains phosphorus, calcium, zinc, vitamin C, silicium and beta carotene. It has powerful astringent, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antiseptic, anesthetic, expectorant, laxative and antipyretic properties.
It is very effective in treating sand, cramps and stones in the urinary organs. It treats inflammation of the mouth and digestive organs. It is also effective remedy for cardiovascular diseases and improves the function of the heart.
During a study, the experts confirmed that smartweed is very helpful in the fight against breast cancer due to the powerful antioxidant content.
Nettle tea increases the energy levels and stimulates the healing process. By drinking nettle tea regularly, you will be able to gain the following benefits:
Purifies the blood
Detoxifies the organism and treats skin conditions
Stimulates the lymphatic system and strengthens immunity
Reduces the symptoms of arthritis
Draws out the uric acid from the joints
Helps in the fight against diabetes
Strengthens the fetus
Stimulates the production of milk in breastfeeding mothers
Eases the symptoms of menopause
Prevents menstrual cramps and bloating
Helps to expel kidney stones
Reduces blood pressure
Reduces the risk of prostate cancer
Eliminates allergic rhinitis
Treats gastrointestinal diseases, irritable bowel syndrome and constipation
Reduces gingivitis and prevents formation of tartar on your teeth
Relieves neurological disorders like multiple sclerosis, ALS and sciatica
Destroys worms and parasites
Supports endocrine system
Note: people who are affected by rheumatism, arthritis, gout, strong stomach acid or kidney disease mustn’t drink this elixir.