Name: Nettle

Latin name: Urtica dioica

Family:  Urticaceae

Parts Used: Leaves, roots, seeds

Taste: Astringent, salty, earthy, bitter

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Key actions: Nutritive, alterative, inflammation modulator, astringent, diuretic
Nettles are well known for her ability to support the body during that pesky springtime sneezing and wheezing as well as being a nourishing herb, often referred to as “medicinal food”. She is also wonderful for supporting the body’s natural response to inflammation, the detoxification pathways, and cleansing processes.*
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