A small tortoiseshell butterfly on a stinging nettle
The 35-year-old took top spot at the annual stinging nettle
championships held at The Bottle Inn, Marshwood, Dorset, on rain-lashed Saturday, July 29.
(Urtica dioica): fibers inside stalk
And while he may have chickened out of the World Shin Kicking Championships, been refused entry to the Pig Squealing Championships and been left with a sore mouth at the World Stinging Nettle
Eating Championships, he hopes his efforts will inspire others to find their own world championship glory.
SOUP STRIP about 500g of leaves from the top of stinging nettles
and finely chop.
1 THE STING IT'S believed that stinging nettles
can help treat a wide variety of health conditions, and drinking stinging nettle
tea or tucking into a bowl of stinging nettle
soup can help the body expel toxins.
Eyebright, xanthium, and stinging nettle
ease respiratory pain and discomfort.
s Irish Red Nitro (vegetarian option, substitute cheese for rabbit); Dungeness Crab Cake With Preserved Aioli and Miner's Lettuce, paired with Das Bitter (vegetarian substitute vegetables for crab); Beer-Braised Lamb With Polenta, Mushrooms and Stinging Nettle
Salsa, paired with Bock Out Collaboration (vegetarian substitute greens for lamb); and Malt Chocolate-Dipped [ETH]clair, paired with Reelin' in the Oats Stout.
Collectively these results suggest that using lipophilic extracts of stinging nettle
may be more effective than traditional tinctures (water, methanol, ethanol) in clinical evaluations for the treatment of inflammatory disorders especially arthritis.
Depending on the time of year, the box may contain fresh morel mushrooms, stinging nettle
greens, Japanese Knotweed stalks; burdock root (wild Gobo), dried reishi mushrooms, dandelion greens and root, wild salad mix, mulberries, raspberries, blackberries, paw paws, fiddleheads, milkweed buds, and much more.
Maid For Running's dam Scarlet Lake produced three winners from five runners; even better, third dam Stinging Nettle
produced ten foals, with eight runners and six winners.
lightly packed stinging nettle
leaves or baby spinach