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One of my all-time favorite herbs, stinging nettle has been grown and foraged for food, and used in textiles and medicine, for thousands of years across many parts of the world.

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One of my all-time favorite herbs, stinging nettle has been grown and foraged for food, and used in textiles and medicine, for thousands of years across many parts of the world.

You may be aware that you can harvest and eat the leaves, but did you know the root is also usable? It has specific medicinal properties that are unique from those of the other parts of the plant. What You’ll Learn What Is ­­­Nettle Root? Uses for Nettle Root When to Harvest How to Harvest Processing and Preserving What Is Nettle Root? Most gardeners are familiar with stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), an herbaceous perennial known for the infamous stinging hairs that can be found all along its stems and the undersides of its leaves. Nettle grows and spreads by stolons,...

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