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What are some uses for Nettle Root besides Tinctures?  RSS feed

 
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My neighbor dug up a large pile of nettle root, so much that we don’t know what to do with all of it. It hasn’t rained (so it’s water soluble nutrients haven’t washed off) but it’s been sitting under the sun for a week and it’s dirty. Any ideas what to do with it?

I see the leaf can be used to make fertilizer as seen here however the root seems to be something altogether different. The tea I tried making with the root was a lot milder, making me believe the nutrients in the root are more locked away.

Any information or ideas would be greatly appreciated!
 
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I'm not sure how this would taste, but root beer originally came fermenting sassafras roots. Perhaps a homemade recipe for root beer or backyard root beer could be modified to include nettle roots in it. Maybe the nettle roots could be powdered to create a paste or tonic.

 
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Great idea Dave, I'll look into a blender!
 
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You're welcome! I was tossing things out there! I've only heard of using the leaves, but I guess anything is worth a shot.
 
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