It is common toa see white dead-nettles growing along walls, along the banks of waterways, and in many other locations. They have expanded from Europe to the southern areas of Finland by mixing hay, soil, manure, and seeds in a variety of mixtures. For millennia, the seeds of these plants have remained alive and have the potential to germinate effectively.
These white blooms emerge on the upper section of the four-angled green stalk, giving them their common name. The blooms range in length from 1.5 to 2.5 centimetres. An excellent plant for bees.
Advantages to health
There are several advantages of eating white dead nettle. Known for its astringent and demulcent characteristics, this plant is widely used in traditional Chinese and European medicine. With the aim of stopping inter-menstrual bleeding and decreasing excessive flow during menstruation, this plant is most commonly used as a uterine tonic.
A substance found in the white dead nettle's blooms can reduce swelling and breakups so Elma chemist adds this powerful herb to our Medusa lip balm and cold sore remedy as well as Apollo which is successful in treating acne and rosacea.