Dried White Dead Nettle
Dried White Dead Nettle (30 gms)
30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 14 Generously Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Lamium Album
Also Known As:
- Dead Nettle
- Grass Dancer
- White Nettle
- White Archangel
White Dead Nettle is a Common Plant that can be found on Verges, by the Roadside, Waste Ground and and anywhere the Ground has been Disturbed.
Like other Members of the Dead Nettle Family, it doesn't have Stinging Leaves. The White Flowers Appear from March right the way through to December in the Right Conditions.
White Dead Nettle is a Perennial with Hairy, Heart Shaped, Deeply Toothed Leaves. The Whorls of White Hooded Flowers appear at the top of the Stem with Hollow Square Stems.
White Dead Nettle is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:
- Painful and Irregular Periods
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Vaginal Discharge
- Uterus & Bladder
- Skin Inflammation
- Inflammation of the Mouth and Pharynx
- Varicose Veins
- Folic Acid
- Vitamin A
- Phenolic Acids
- Anti Inﬂammatory
An Infusion made from the Dried Leaves of White Dead Nettle has Traditionally been used as an Expectorant, as a Cough Suppressant and to help Soothe Minor Inflammation of the Mouth and the Pharynx which is a Membrane Lined Cavity that lies behind the Mouth and Nose.
Externally White Dead Nettle has been used as a Home Remedy for Eczema, Acne and Skin Rashes.
White Dead Nettle is t also thought to Nourish and to have an Overall Positive Effect on the Urinary Tract System and Alleviates Difficulty with Urination in both Men and Women.
Among other things White Dead Nettle can help with the Proper Functioning of the Kidneys and Bladder and because of it's Diuretic Effect it helps to Cleanse the Body of Unwanted Metabolic Products in the Urine. It also Supports the Proper Functioning of the Digestive System as well as Relieving Flatulence it also has a Calming Effect.