What causes the sting in a nettle?

Answer The stinging structure of the nettle is very similar to the hypodermic needle. Each sting is actually a hollow hair stiffened by silica with a swollen base that contains the venom. The tip of this ... Read More »

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Difference sting nettle and nettle root?

The root is the one you need for prostate hypertrophy. The aerial parts have some action but not enough.

How to Treat a Sting from a Stinging Nettle?

The stinging nettle is a herbaceous flowering plant found in Europe, Asia, northern Africa, and North America.[1] Stings hurt! This will show you how to heal it. The leaves and stems are covered wi... Read More »

Nettle sting, 10 points best answer!?

Creams that you can get from supermarkets and over counters are very effective. Take sudocream for example. Primarily for nappy rash, works on blisters burns and rashes. The 'lump' is ok, quite com... Read More »

If there is a bee sting but it doesn't have the stinger in the sting what should you do besides put ice on it?

If the stinger was there you would know it. Stingers don't go entirely through all the skin. It is not unusual not to have the stinger in the bee sting wound.Wash it and apply some antibiotic oin... Read More »