Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Health benefits
Nettle is recognized as one of the great cleansing herbs and has been widely used for the treatment of ;
  • rheumatism,
  • gout,
  • kidney stones
  • chronic skin diseases
  • eczema.
Internally Tea from fresh or dried lives
Externally Nettles were also very widely used directly for severe joint pain where the practice of 'Urtication'involved taking fresh stinging nettle and rubbing the herb over the affected areas. Of course this hurts somewhat
Side effects No side effects are reported; nettle is safe and nontoxic