Nettle (Urtica dioica), Nettle Powder Organic &/or Wildwrafted

Nettle (Urtica dioica), Nettle Powder Organic &/or WildwraftedNettle (Urtica dioica), Nettle Powder Organic &/or Wildwrafted

Nettles constitute between twenty-four and thirty-nine species of flowering plants of the genus Urtica in the family Urticaceae, with a cosmopolitan though mainly temperate distribution. They are mostly herbaceous perennial plants, but some are annual and a few are shrubby. Most of the species have stinging hairs on the stems and leaves.

The most prominent member of the genus is the stinging nettle, Urtica dioica, native to Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America. The genus also contains a number of other species with similar properties, listed below. However, a large number of species included within this genus in the older literature are now recognized as synonyms of Urtica dioica. Some of these taxa are still recognized as subspecies.

Nettle is a most excellent remedy for dandruff and will bring back the natural color of hair.  It is an alkalizing herb and is useful as a rich source of minerals.  It is good to use for anemic children as a tea, due to it's nutritive value as an herb and it's high in iron, silicon and potassium.  It aids with diarrhea and dysentary and is good for inflammatory skin conditions.  it increases the flow of urine, shrinks inflamed tissues, helps blood circulation and purifies the blood.  It cleanses the digestive tract and helps with stomach problems and can also be used as a tincture for hypothyroid conditions to increase thyroid function.  It is beneficial during pregnancy.  It's a mineral rich nutritive herb with vitamin K to guard against excessive bleeding and improves kidney function and helps prevent hemorrhoids.

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