Stinging Nettle - Wild Harvested in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains

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Stinging Nettle, Wild Harvested,

 Urtica dioica,

Most commonly used for Stinging Nettle Tea,  Stinging Nettle extract can also be used to make salves, tinctures & ointments. The plant can be bitter, so if drinking stinging nettle leaf tea (with stems) isn't appealing, then Stinging Nettle capsules can be made by simply making a powder out of the leaves.

This is a beautiful, fresh 2017 Wild Harvest Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! As shown in our pictures, we also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy! 

Nettle is native to Europe, Asia, northern Africa, & western North America.The plant has now been naturalized nearly worldwide.  Five of the Six species of Nettle will cause intense stings when the leaves or stems are touched, grabbed or even just brushed up against. The intense stinging/burning sensation normally lasts only 15 minutes or so and is caused by the plants Trichomes which are small, hollow needles easily penetrating human skin. Interestingly, once the plant is dried, boiled or cooked, the plant can no longer sting and is used as a food source as well as a time tested herbal remedy.

Stinging Nettle has a flavor of spinich with a slight tase of cucumber. The Plant contains healthy amounts of vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, potassium, manganese, and calcium.

 The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.