The marketing term “superfood” is overblown and overused these days, but stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) may actually be worthy of the title.

Besides being delicious, they boast an impressive nutrition profile, full of vitamins and antioxidants, as well as an exceptionally high mineral content. You’re probably familiar with the benefits of nettle leaves, but did you know that the seeds are actually the most nutritious part of nettle?

As nettle season winds down, nettle seeds can be found in a nettle patch near you. Keep reading to learn how to make a nutritious and versatile herbal salt blend featuring nettle seeds a few other herbs from our herbal toolbox! ??

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