How much do you know about the humble stinging nettle? Did you know that:

  • Nettles have stings to prevent them being eaten by animals.
  • Despite their stings, nettles have been eaten by humans for as long as we know.
  • Nettles are thought to help seasonal allergies like hayfever .
  • Nettles are also used as a fibre to make string and cloth.
  • Nettles are really, really good for you!

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