There is a treasure in our garden : Nettle
There are different names in the Hungarian language for the plant Nettle leaves, in Latin: Urtica dioica L.. which not bites only by reading about it.
The nettle is a bright green herb, it is not known of its colour recognizing them by walking in the forests. Once in a life you surely meet with the unpleasant bite of it. Not the only feature but most characteristic one is stinging effect. The nettle was already used before it was known it is a medicinal plant. A surprising fact, in the Bronze Age it was used as a woven shroud found in graves. It can be strong as linen, during the World War I in lack of wool was applied too. The Roman soldiers whipped their bodies in order to warm them up.
The Eastern cultures often applied nettle according to the herbalists knowledge against asthma.
The so called Csólyány is effective against gout, high blood pressure but take into consideration it plays important role of fluid volume reduction of body, the weight loss should be attained with not only by using the effects of nettle, but regular exercise, nourishment rich in fiber and free from fat food.
The collection of the plant needs also caution not only the consumption of it
The hairs on the leaves contain toxic irritating liquid which bending the plant should be sweezed under the skin, therefore protectiv closing is needed,