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'''Nettle''' is a widespread plant (in)famous for the stinging hairs that grows on his leaves. Nettles are used in potion-making: fresh nettles are used in the [[Boil-Cure Potion]], <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Potions Master'')</ref> whereas dried nettles are used in the [[Herbicide Potion]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' - GBC version</ref> Nettles are presumably the main ingredients of beverages like [[Nettle wine]] and [[Nettle tea]].
 
'''Nettle''' is a widespread plant (in)famous for the stinging hairs that grows on his leaves. Nettles are used in potion-making: fresh nettles are used in the [[Boil-Cure Potion]], <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Potions Master'')</ref> whereas dried nettles are used in the [[Herbicide Potion]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' - GBC version</ref> Nettles are presumably the main ingredients of beverages like [[Nettle wine]] and [[Nettle tea]].
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*Nettle may refer to several species of plants of the genus ''Urtica'' in the ''Urticanceae'' family. Historically, healing properties were attributed to nettle, and it was included in the Nine Herbs Charm of the Anglo-Saxons.<ref>http://missourifolkloresociety.truman.edu/weather.html</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
 
*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
 
==Behind the Scenes==
 
* Nettle may refer to several species of plants of the genus ''Urtica'' in the ''Urticanceae'' family. Historically, healing properties were attributed to nettle, and it was included in the Nine Herbs Charm of the Anglo-Saxons.<ref>http://missourifolkloresociety.truman.edu/weather.html</ref>
 
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Revision as of 22:15, August 1, 2011

Nettle is a widespread plant (in)famous for the stinging hairs that grows on his leaves. Nettles are used in potion-making: fresh nettles are used in the Boil-Cure Potion, [1] whereas dried nettles are used in the Herbicide Potion. [2] Nettles are presumably the main ingredients of beverages like Nettle wine and Nettle tea.

Behind the scenes

  • Nettle may refer to several species of plants of the genus Urtica in the Urticanceae family. Historically, healing properties were attributed to nettle, and it was included in the Nine Herbs Charm of the Anglo-Saxons.[3]

Appearances

Notes and references

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