Prefers moist soil and part sun. Leaves and stems irritate skin when touched; drying, cooking, or even just wilting will remove the sting. One of the best and most nutritious cooked greens when young. Dried leaves make a tea or soup stock very high in iron and vitamins—fed to racehorses for stamina. Creeping rootstocks, used for prostate problems. Tonic herb good for arthritis, anemia, fatigue, rebuilding health. In studies it increased the effect of anti-inflammatory drugs or herbs. 100 seeds.