Category Archives for "Nettle"

Apr 21

Nettle for Allergies: Relief That Is So Complete, It May Blow You Away

By Amanda Rose | Nettle

My 10-year-old son has increasing problems with seasonal allergies — we brace ourselves as spring comes with its pollen because this kid really reacts. Last year we kept him comfortable with over-the-counter medications, local honey, regular elderflower tea, lavender oil in a nebulizer/diffuser concoction as he sleeps, and a chest rub of lavender and eucalyptus […]

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Apr 10

A stinging nettle soup, full of so much flavor and health, it has changed our lives…

By Jeanie Rose | Nettle

How could anything this healthy be so totally delicious? Nettle soup has a growing fan base across the country and for good reason. Nettle leaf is delicately flavored and cooks to a smooth silky texture. The prickly little needles are completely gone. No other vegetable in our experience provides the texture that nettle does. And […]

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Jul 21

This stinging nettle tea may knock out your seasonal allergies or may just keep you healthy (with a brewing “pro tip”)

By Amanda Rose | Nettle

We are lucky to have nettle all around us here in the Sequoia National Forest, for nearly nine months a year at various elevations, giving us a great chance to nourish ourselves for the cost of fresh air, some clipping, and steeping or cooking. We rely on a frozen nettle stash through the year for […]

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