Nettles, Stinging (Urtica dioica) seeds, organic

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Family: Nettles (Urticaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 9

Herbaceous perennial. Native to temperate climates world-wide. Official variety. In the early spring find Chickweed overrunning the rich garden beds, Dandelion in the upland pastures, Dock in the lower pastures, Watercress where the stream runs cold into a pool and Nettles along the edge of the stream. All wild spring vegetables.   Wait until the little Nettles are four inches high or so, and snip them off. They must be lightly steamed to disarm their stinging hairs. Eat the Nettles, and drink the water in which they were steamed.   Traditional usage (TWM): Allergies, builds blood.  Source of trace minerals, potassium and the blood-like molecule known as chlorophyll. Plant prefers moist soil in sun or shade.  Sow in fall or very early spring for germ in spring. Sow on surface, barely cover with a little soil, tamp well and keep evenly moist until germ.   Thin or transplant to 1 to 2 feet apart.  Nettles grows best in a Nitrogen-rich soil.  Flowers to 4 feet tall.

Packet contains 200 seeds
1 g contains ~3,500 seeds
5 g contains ~17,500 seeds
10 g contains ~35,000 seeds

Certified Organically Grown

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  1. RUAN C VARNEY

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    RUAN C VARNEY

    are these seeds for internal use? Can you swallow them?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Nettle seed is a standard botanical and is commonly found as an ingredient in tinctures and other herbal preparations. Although our nettle seed is organically grown and untreated, it is prepared for replanting–high quality, 100% purity, small packets–you would want to find a different resource for larger quantities of field-run nettle seed for medicinal use.

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    Royisha Singh

    Is this product also offered in bulk quantities?

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      Richo Cech

      Yes, use the dropdown menu to choose bulk quantities up to 10 g.

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    • Kristie A. Blank

      Kristie A. Blank

      I am looking for dried nettle seeds for medicinal purposes. Are these seeds dried?

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      Richo Cech

      These seeds are dried.

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