Here is a plant that you do not want to touch, the stinging nettle. When consumed, this plant can cure many diseases such as arthritis, anemia, and gout, but when touched, it can cause skin irritation. The leaves of this plant are full of small silky hairs and tiny hollow spikes that contain a chemical irritant which when brought in contact with the human skin breaks off and releases the irritant. So, how do you treat a sting from a stinging nettle? Here is a step-by-step guide to treat a sting from a stinging nettle.
Keeping in mind that you will probably be in a place infested by plants when you are stung by the stinging nettle, here is another way to treat your sting.
Be careful when you tread the path of wilderness, the stinging nettle is waiting to let out its wrath on you.
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