Plants/Edible/Stinging nettle

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Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica)


  1. Eat young leaves, not older leaves
  2. Soak or cook them first (to get rid of the sting) - e.g., steam or add to soups
  3. Pick in Spring (not after flowering)


  1. Stinging nettle: Edible plants as your herbal vitamin

External links

  1. Stinging nettle (Wikipedia)
  2. Nettles (Urtica species, Laportea canadensis) (wildmanstevebrill)
  3. Accidental edibles: Stinging nettle
  4. Urtica dioica - Stinging Nettle (Aussie Gardening)
  5. Fact Sheet: Stinging Nettle (Gardening Australia)
  6. Edible weeds: Nettle
  7. Nettles (Wildwood Survival]
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