Tag: nettles

Energy Boosting Superfood – Taking the sting out of nettles

In many places the stinging nettle is an unwanted weed and it is rather an invasive, vigorously growing plant in the garden. It does not require cultivation as it grows freely in the wild. Nettles like moist, nitrogen rich soil and if cut back before flowering will sprout a...

Getting ill at daycare – Herbs can help children get better sooner

I thought that my baby had a really good immune system. He is 29 months old, has only once been worryingly sick and has had the sniffles a few times but that’s about it. I was happy with that as an indication that his system is obviously being challenged...

Herbal lament…

Sometimes I wish I lived in the UK or Europe. Don’t get me wrong, I love Australia, the lifestyle is brilliant and I am rarely cold (or wet in these days of drought). However, speaking strictly from a herbal perspective – sigh – that’s where they grow wild.  ...