How I Make Nettle Tea - Eating Raw Stinging Nettles
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How I make nettle tea. Eating raw stinging nettles. Nettles are super food and super good to boot. We harvest fresh young nettle tops every year and make soups, salads, cooked greens, and of course stinging nettle sources report that nettle should not be eaten after it flowers as compounds in the plant can cause urinary tract problems. We personally only eat young nettle tops only before the plant flowers, this keeps us from worrying about toxic effects and it allows the plant to continue to grow, flower, seed, and re-seed itself providing a renewable sustainable resource for free to anyone who chooses to use are a favorite wild edible plant of many a forager, but they also are good medicine. Nettles contain many healing properties. Don't underestimate the power of food as medicine, let your food be your added this nettle tea video to the following wilderness medicine and herbal remedies playlist because it shows how to make an infusion, or tea, as that is how many herbal preparations are made. Nettle can also be dried or a nettle tincture can be made using grain alcohol, glycerin, or useful herbal remedies and wilderness medicine videos: wild plant identification and use videos: me on Facebook for watching, commenting, subscribing to, and supporting this channel. If you like this video please give a thumbs up and share it with others. If you have any questions or tips please leave a comment.