Urtica: The genus Urtica
Gulsel M. Kavalali
CRC Press, Jul 24, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 112 pages
Plants from the genera Urtica, often better known as the stinging nettle, can be distinguished by their stinging hairs, and in some species, their serrated leaf edges. Historical records of the various uses of Urtica date back to at least the Bronze Age (3000-2000 BC). Nettles have traditionally been used as a nutritious food source particularly in
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