(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)
but it spreads rapidly. When it withers a white head comes on it which is called a "clock".Nettles are used for feeding young pigs and turkeys. People, long ago, used to boil nettles and drink it as medicine. Iodine is made from nettles. Docks, chicken weed, and spunk are used to cure the sting of a nettle. Nettles are very good for animals in Springtime because they cool the blood. Strong thistles denote good land. Spunk denotes poor soil. Celery is used for rheumatism and kidney trouble. Ivy when boiled down is used for dyeing purposes.