27 Apr 2011
Herbal wisdom ~ nettles!
Walking through the woods, one of the indicators that the spring has returned is the abundance of stinging nettles. Smelling their subtle fragrance is a sure sign that the days are getting longer and the summer is near. The stinging nettle (latin: Urtica diotica) is one of the true wonders of the plant world. It can be drank in a tea infusion or eaten cooked like spinach. A wonderful spring tonic, it nourishes the body