Powdered (stinging) nettles are excellent for treating eczema and other itchy skin conditions. Nettles are used as a natural deep cleanser especially useful for oily skin. Nettle Powder can be used in bath soaks, body wraps, facials, soaps and salves. Make a poultice to treat external bleeding or itchiness. Nettles are said to encourage hair growth and can be added to hair wraps. Powdered Stinging Nettles can also be used to achieve a natural green color in soaps. You can add the Stinging Nettles Powder directly to your formulations or make an oil infusion and use the strained oil.