Stinging Nettle




Urtica diocia

Taste: Earthy, slightly bitter, rich

Origin: Europe

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Actions and properties: Diuretic, alterative, nutritive tonic, astringent, galactagogue, hemostatic, rubefacient, anti-inflammatory

Systems: Kidneys, bladder, circulatory system

Traditional indications: 

  • Childhood eczema
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Anemia
  • Help all protein pathways in body
  • Help with digestion and absorption of protein, removal of proteinaceous waste aiding in gout, arthritis, muscular soreness, tissue acidity, and kidney disease
  • Acidosis, PH blood imbalance
  • Strengthen kidneys, adrenal glands, nourishes liver, improves venous circulation
  • Enhances natural immunity

Contraindications/caution: Fresh plant will sting skin, much less so with dried plant. Bio-accumulator of contaminants-nitrates, heavy metals

Other uses: Food, hair rinse, fertilizer, nettle pesto

Additional information

Weight 45 g
Dimensions 25 x 16 x 5 cm

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