Greek Lamion is the diminutive of lamia meaning monster. Greek Lamion is the diminutive of lamia meaning monster. Below is an overview of Nettle, combining and interpreting the best of Western Science, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Shamanism, Folklore and more.
Medicinally, white dead nettle is an astringent and demulcent herb that is mainly used as a uterine tonic, to reduce excessive menstrual flow and to arrest inter-menstrual bleeding. Lamium purpureum, translated as “the purple monster”.
White Dead-nettle Lamium album has, as the name implies, whitish flowers, and its leaves remain green. Deaf Nettle. Like many of the herbs that we can use in magic, purple dead nettle is, for all intents and purposes, a weed.It will take over a spring garden in no time at all, spreading with wild abandon through your yard.
The Red Dead-nettle plants shown on this page were photographed in West Wales during March.
Just squeeze the juice out … and apply it on the spot, pain gone in two seconds! 5. Nettles also help break curses and spells. 4. Yellow Archangel Lamium galeobdolon has yellow flowers. [Latvia] You can pluck the little white flowers [of white deadnettle] and suck the sweet nectar from the narrow end. Labiatae---Synonyms---Archangel.White Dead Nettle. White deadnettle helps when you get stung by a stinging nettle [Urtica dioica]. Nettle’s fibers have been used by many cultures, ancient and modern, to make cloth. So why not take advantage of its folklore and magic, and use it in your workings? Botanical: Lamium album (LINN.) DESCRIPTION. Blind Nettle. Probably named for its ability to take over fields and as such it … Family: N.O.
Dumb Nettle. Lamium purpureum, translated as “the purple monster”. Bee Nettle.
The flowers and young leaves are edible, and can be used in salads or cooked as a vegetable.
Probably named for its ability to take over fields and as such it is considered a weed. [Antwerp, Belgium, June 2013].