Scientific Name: Urtica dioica
Common Name: Stinging Nettle
Other Common Names:
Bigstring Nettle, Common
Nettle, Common Stinging Nettle, Gerrais, Greater Nettle, Grote Brandnetel,
Isirgan, Kazink, Nabat Al Nar, Nettle, Nettle, Stinging, Nettle,Common, Ortiga
Mayor, Stinging Nettle, Stinging Nettles
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Germination: Easy, Does not germinate well in hot soil.
BEST TO SOW IN FALL OR WINTER
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Drying or cooking removes stinging effect of the leaves. Cooked young greens are good spring tonic.
URTICA DIOICA Drying or cooking removes stinging effect of the leaves. Can be used in salt-reduced diets, as they contain a salt which is not a burden on the system. Cooked young shoots, rich in iron, are commonly eaten as tonic spring greens. Important bio-dynamic herb: increasing the potency of
neighboring herbs, and stimulating humus formation. Interesting side note.. One
customer said it Is a great turtle food too!
NOW IN BULK! 10 packs for $17.50
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.
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