Edible Weeds : Nettle

Updated: Jan 24

Nettle is a perennial flowering plant seen in Europe, Asia and Africa. Nettle's medical remedies include relieving pain and sore muscles, especially related to arthritis, maintains blood sugar levels and blood pressure.


It has abundant nutritional benefits

Vitamins: Vitamins A, C and K, as well as several B vitamins.

Minerals: Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium.

Fats: Linoleic acid, linolenic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid.


So next time when you see it, pick some young leaves and try making tea or salad.

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