Feeling stung by remarks; irritation, feeling nettled; sickness in the body; a difficult situation you may try to avoid, as in grasping the nettle’ or stung into action’.
1- A nettle in a dream suggests that there is a difficult situation which will have to be avoided. There may be irritation, particularly if we are not interacting with others or with the environment we are in.
A patch of nettles could also suggest difficulty in communication if we arc in the middle of it. Others round us may be using words or circumstances to hurt us. Nettles in a dream can also signify a worthless transaction: lI got stung’.
2- Nettles are wild plants with the quality of irritating the skin. This svmbolism can come across in / dreams as having allowed ourselves to be over-stimulated by a display of wild behaviour. This may be sexually, but could be in other ways as well, such as through dance. There is a point at which there is loss of control. Nettles can also suggest a kind of healing, both through the vitamins and minerals they contain when eaten, and also because they can be used to stimulate the system through external application. Folk medicine often suggested applying poultices of nettles to stimulate the blood supply.
3- In spiritual terms, nettle is supposed to be a specific against danger. It is also used in purification rituals. Fresh nettles are reputed to aid a sick person’s recovery.