Lamium galeobdolon

Gold Nettle - Lamium galeobdolon

Family: Labiate Family (Lamiaceae)
Short description: Height 15 - 80 cm, stalks lying in ascending order
Flowers: 1.2 - 2.5 cm long, light to golden yellow flowers, each 6 to 16 lively in the axils of the upper leaves
Leaves: serrated, long-stalked
Habitat: forests, bushes, on fresh, nutrient-rich, loose soils
Collection time: young leaves and shoots before flowering in March until May, the flowering herb until August
Use: The leaves of the golden nettle, like other types of deadnettle, have a rather spicy taste. The flowers taste sweet, the nectar can be sucked out over the flower soil.