great medicinal herb…
Many people have jumped on the green juice bandwagon, and for good reason — these juices are a welcome addition of vitamins, minerals, and other nourishment to our diets. They work well at helping people to feel more energized and healthy. Unfortunately, many green juice recipes call for produce that is not always, if ever, in season in my region.
Are there other ways to get a local, sustainable, and easy punch of chlorophyll, vitamins, and minerals?
Why yes there is. Hello lady nettle.
I remember my first encounter with nettle. It happened as a young child when I was helping my mother to weed the garden. I innocently pulled this ‘weed’ and soon thereafter had a nasty irritation all over my hand. Ow, nettle! She certainly has evolved an excellent defense mechanism.
Luckily, that early interaction did not deter me from learning about nettle and her many benefits.
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