THE BENEFITS OF STINGING NETTLE
NO PAIN, NO GAIN.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS
Nettle has long been recognised for its bounty of nutrition as well as its sting. In astrology, Nettle is considered a masculine plant governed by Mars and it’s element is Fire.
HISTORY AND CULTURE
Stinging nettle is one of the richest sources of chlorophyll in the vegetable kingdom. A decoction of the plant has been used to produce a green dye for clothing for centuries. At the beginning of the Second World War, a request by the British government was made for the collection of 100 tons of nettles, which were used for the extraction of this green dye for camouflage.
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