What to put on stingy nettles

Crushed dock can help relieve a stinging nettle rash. Yellow dock – Crush up the leaves of dock to make sure the juices get flowing. You can either then put just the juice on it or put a poultice on the affected area. A plantain poultice is great for many skin ailments, including a nettle rash.

What kind of soil do stinging nettles like?

Stinging nettle can be found across the globe. It loves rich, moist soil high in nitrogen. Farmers know that old manure or compost piles are a favorite hang out for stinging nettles. They prefer sunlight, but will tolerate some shade.

How to treat a stingy nettle?

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What is stinging nettle used for?

I’ve been experimenting with stinging nettle since I was a little girl in Germany. At that time, it was used as a test of stamina between my siblings and me, whoever touched the most stinging nettle before crying out won. As the youngest I often cried out first and quickly learned to give stinging nettle a wide berth!

What is the best lotion for stinging nettles?

A rash that includes redness, itching, and inflammation may persist since the skin has been injured from the direct contact from the stinging nettle plant. Calamine or Caladryl® lotion can help to provide a soothing feeling and help to reduce the itching and burning.

What do stinging nettles look like?

Stems – Stinging nettles have square stems similar to plants in the mint family (they are not in the mint family, however). Stinging nettle looks almost identical to catnip, which is in the mint family. Flowers – In summer, stinging nettles can reach 3-4 feet in height and each stem can produce clusters of tiny white, green, and yellow flowers.

Are stinging nettles pollinated?

It’s also a perennial plant that’s easy to grow without soil tillage. Pollinators and other beneficial insects – Stinging nettle flowers are wind-pollinated, not insect-pollinated. Nevertheless, stinging nettle is a host plant for a number of butterfly and moth species.

How do you identify stinging nettle?

Key factors for identifying stinging nettle are as follows: Location – Stinging nettle typically grows wild in moist, nutrient rich soil on forest edges or alongside paths. It can grow in both full sun or part shade. Growth cycle – Stinging nettle emerges as soon as the ground thaws in late winter or early spring.

How do Stinging Nettle Greens grow?

The tastiest seem to grow in damp, rich soils by river banks as soon as you can get them. What this translates to, is that if you want to grow really tasty Stinging Nettle greens, you need to find or make a location that is damp in the spring where the soil is very rich. This plant will grow in full sun and partial shade.