Nettle is rich in natural vitamins and minerals. It is highly nutritious, containing ample amounts of nitrogen, calcium, silica, phosphates and vitamins B, C, and K. Nettles are also one of nature’s richest sources of iron. Nettle also contains naturally vitamin C and folic acid, which improve iron absorption. Nettle is suitable for horses as a multivitamin supplement.
Nettle contain e.g. silicon, iron, calcium, potassium, sulphur, magnesium, magnesium, zinc, chromium, amino acids and vitamins C, B2, B3, B5, K1, as well as important flavonoids and leafy greens, i.e. chlorophyll. A particularly good supplement for horses during the winter feeding season.
Nettle is a kidney-activating and diuretic plant that increases urine output.
About 15% of nettles are carbohydrates, 5.5% proteins, 0.6% fat and 2.3% mineral salts (Fe, K, Ca, Mg, etc.).
horse 500 kg:
1 tbsp - 0,5 dl / a day.
1/2 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon a day.
1 dl weights about 12 g.
It is recommended to start with a small dose to avoid hypersensitivity reactions.
Dried and chopped nettle (Urtica dioica).