Nettles – Spring Elixir

nourishing nettles for springtime

April is harvest time for nettles around here. Around the full moon, the nutrients in medicinal plants climb up the stems to the new shoots, the concentrated stalks is where we harvest our clippings. I died tham on newspaper for 3-4 days in a cool, dry place before I stored them away for future tea. IMG_0071 The benefits of nettle is endless for everyone at any age. It is know as a blood tonic, purifier and cleanser. This link details nettles’ attributes: