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Nettles have been used by cultures all over the world- they are a part of all major herbal medicine systems and have been used at least from the beginning of recorded history. This plant has historically been grown for it's high nutritional value as a food, it's effective and versatile applications in medicine, and for it's fibers for clothing and textiles.
As one of the most nutritive herbs, nettles are prized for their high nutrient value. They accumulate minerals and micronutrients from the soil and produce high levels of vitamins in forms that are easily accessible to the human body. Indeed, many of nettle’s medicinal properties may stem from its ability to fulfill the body’s nutrient requirements.
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Stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Overview
Stinging nettles are an wonderfully useful plant and its contribution to human culture, food, and medicines cannot be overstated. Nettles are one of the most universally applicable of all medicinal herbs. Their safety, effectiveness, accessibility, and overall versatility makes them one of the most important plants to learn how to use.
The Grow Network is proud to offer this high-quality, USDA organic herb. Great for use as in Nourishing Infusions, in some foods, made into a tincture for your medicine kit, and even as an ingredient in your homemade hair and skin care.
Here's quick video introduction to Urtica dioica so you too can see why this is an important herb to stock up on.
Botanical Name: Urtica dioica
Other Common Names: Nettle, Common Nettle, Burn Weed, Burn Hazel, Burn Nettle, Stingers, Devil Leaf