Nettle (Latin Urtica) — Genus of flowering plants in the family nettle. Stems and leaves are covered with stinging hairs (which gave the Latin title: Lat. Uro «Fry"). Genus contains about 40-45 species. Grow, in the main, in the temperate zone in the North and (less often) Southern Hemispheres. Most widespread in Russia have Nettle (Urtica dioica L.) and Nettles hot (Urtica urens L.).
Nettle — nutritionally not inferior beans or peas, also contains many vitamins — A.V.S.K, panteinovuyu acid … In short, this plant can completely change the black currants, green onions, carrots, sorrel and sea buckthorn, taken together. Nettle leaves are used in raw and cooked, and its young blossoms brewed tea instead.