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Nettle Herb Cut

Dried Nettle

Urtica dioica

Origin: Albania
From£9.35 per kg

Dried nettle (Urtica dioica), also known as common nettle, stinging nettle or nettle leaf, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. Native to Europe, Asia and western parts of North Africa, today it’s found all over the world. Most species of this plant have thousands of tiny stinging hairs on the leaves and stems. When wilted or cooked, the stinging chemicals are removed. In fact, this highly nutritious plant can be used to create a wide range of products.

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Dried nettle herb makes for a potent herbal concoction with multiple uses. The plant has a long history of use as a traditional medicine, food, tea and raw textile material. Everything from the leaves and the flowers through to the root can be used.

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Nettles for horses are rich in Iron and Vitamin C, and most horses will happily eat them once they have been chopped down and allowed to wilt so they lose their sting. They are found in many herbal mixes and supplements that help support healthy circulation and blood supply.

Stinging nettles are perfectly edible – though they’re not much fun to pick. In fact, the nettle plant is highly nutritious, and a good source of minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients including calcium, vitamin K, magnesium, carotenoids and manganese. When harvested young, the leaves can be used to make mellow-tasting teas. They can also be added to soups and smoothies or baked into cakes and bread.

It’s believed that nettle leaf powder can help ease hay fever and allergy symptoms. Due to its calcium content, it can also be used as a herbal supplement for strengthening bones, boosting iron levels and relieving cramps.Nettle leaves can also be ground into a powder and added to beauty creams and lotions. It’s a good source of antioxidants that can help fight against environmental stressors and deliver anti-ageing benefits. The nettle plant is also believed to possess a stimulating effect on the scalp that can strengthen hair, making it an ideal ingredient for shampoos and conditioners.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Nettle is highly nutritious, and makes a naturally good tonic for the hair and skin. With its antioxidants and high calcium content it’s equally as good for consuming as a herbal supplement or in a healthy soup or smoothie.

Nettle is considered a superfood. They are one of the most nutrient-dense wild foods, rich in calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, protein, antioxidants and vitamins.

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