Materia Medica: Nettle


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Materia Medica is a fancy way of telling a plant’s story and the herbal monograph documents it in an organized way. In this episode I share my own monograph on nettle. 🌿📜

You can find the full nettle profile HERE but here’s a quick episode recap:

* plant personalities and their stories

* considerations for growing nettle

* where to buy

* using fresh nettle in cooking

* herbal nettle preparations

* specific indications for nettle - leaf | root | seed


Matthew Wood’s Books

Susan Weed | Wise Woman Way

7song | Northeast School of Botanical Medicine

Sources for Nettle Teas and Tinctures:

Avena Botanicals

Local Herb Growers

Mountain Rose Herbs

Herbalist & Alchemist

Deepest gratitude to Andrea Klunder, my podcast boss. Find her at

Original music by Dylan Rice




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Dina Ranade is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is also a mom of three - two daughters in college and a 17 year old son finishing up high school. Dina loves cooking for her family despite the challenges that this creates. She passionately loves exploring culinary herbalism and has been working on stocking her home kitchen apothecary or medicine cabinet.

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