Nettle aerial parts.
Certified Organic by MOFGA and grown regeneratively by one of the Meeting House Farm Collaborative Farms.
Plants are dried immediately after harvest in an on-farm organic certified drying facility to maximize potency and preserve quality.
Extracts are a 1:2 ratio of Fresh Aerial Parts in Alcohol. Ingredients: Urtica dioica*‡, Distilled Maine Alcohol*, spring water. // *certified organic, ‡grown at Meeting House Farm.
Pre-orders are closed until Spring of 2024.
For customers who pre-ordered from our 2023 harvest, you were put into a queue for the next harvested pound. Orders will ship out in the order they were received.
Smaller bags (1 oz and 4 oz sizes) will be made available once we have filled all pre-orders.
We typically harvest Nettle in May/June.
In the Apothecary:
Preparations: Extract of fresh leaves in alcohol. Water infusion of fresh or dried leaves.
Uses: Circulatory system support.
Energetics: Cooling & Drying
Tastes: Mineral, rich, buttery, grassy
Herbal Action: Nutritive, mineral rich - especially in iron. Diuretic; anti-inflammatory; antihistamine; supports the blood in removing toxins.
From our Experience:
Our favorite spring treat is nettle risotto. Or, for a mineral rich food source to help you emerge from winter's hibernation, use nettles like you would spinach in spring recipes.