nettle stings Re: Be careful on garden cleanup!

Peter Taggart
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:09:32 PDT
The common method for relief from nettle stings is to rub with dock
(docken) leaves. Which plant comprises a number of Rumex species.
Peter (UK)

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, 3:49 AM Randall P. Linke <>

> plunged my hand into a patch of nettles.  I have no idea what it was, but
> the girl I was playing with ran over, grabbed a bunch of leaves from some
> plant and rubbed it on my hand and the irritation was almost immediately
> abated.  I've always wondered what this obviously common folk remedy was.
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