Also Known as: Red Deadnettle
Uses: Culinary, Medicinal, Incense
Parts used: Seeds, Flowers and Leaves
Preparation: Poultice, Smoothies, Tincture, Tea Infusion, Tonic, Vinegar
- Governed by: Venus
Purple Dead Nettle is a fun and nutritious plant that is a part of the mint family. It is high in iron, vitamins and fiber and you can add it to soups, stews, a stir fry and salads. The leaves, stems and flowers can be used.
Health & Wellness
As an antioxidant Purple Dead Nettle can improve one’s immune system and help fight infection. It is a natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and has antifungal and antimicrobial properties. It is an anti-allergen which helps protect allergy sufferers from infections of the throat and bronchi. Bruised leaves can be applied to skin to stop bleeding. It has also been used as a pain reliever for joints.
Traditional uses and properties of herbs are for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Every attempt has been made for accuracy, but none is guaranteed. Any serious health concerns or if you are pregnant, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.