Most nutritious plant on earth
Urtica dioica -its common names: stinging nettle, burn nettle, burn weed, or burn hazel.
The plant has stinging hairs (trichomes or spicules), whose tips come off when touched, transforming the hair into a needle that can inject several chemicals causing a painful sting or paresthesia.
U. dioica subsp. dioica (stinging nettle), this plant available in Europe, Asia, and northern Africa, has stinging hairs.
It grows best in nitrogen-rich soil, has heart-shaped leaves, and produces yellow or pink, usually grows 2 to 4 feet height.
Most stinging nettle products are made from the stem and leaves, but the roots also have pharmacological qualities. The herb has anti-inflammatory qualities that can affect treatment of many health issues. The above ground parts have typically aided in allergy relief and other breathing-related problems. The roots are able to provide relief for urinary disorders and enlarged prostate as well.
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