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Herbs and Flowers

 Herbs and Flowers

Arnica (Arnica Montana)

Native to Europe, arnica has been used topically for centuries to help relieve a myriad of ailments, especially bruises. It is also effective in helping to treat joint inflammation and injury, as well as muscle pain.

Chamomile (Matricaria Recutita)

Used since ancient times, and perhaps the most widely used herb in Europe today, chamomile is known for its stress relieving and anti-inflammatory qualities. It may well be the best calming herb for children.

  

Plantain (Plantago Major)

Plantain leaves have anti-inflammatory properties that help heal inflamed skin and minor wounds. As it also soothes itching, it is a good choice for lesions such as insect bites.

Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis)

Called "the elixir of life" by Paracelsus in the 1500's, lemon balm is an herb with a rich history and many positive properties. Most well known is its ability to calm restlessness, improve sleep, and decrease anxiety.

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis)

A potent yet gentle herb with many uses. It helps maintain healthy skin, promote minor wound healing, and calm skin inflammation.

Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia)

Lavender is a well-known flower whose use dates back to ancient times. Its aroma has been shown to have calming properties, while topical application has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic effects.

Violet Leaf (Viola Tricolor)

Lovely perennials in the garden, violets are also widely used in culinary creations, dyes, perfumes, as well as medicinal preparations. Violet leaf, in particular, is beneficial in the treatment of general aches and pains.

St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Though it is unlikely to protect against curses and lightning as was once thought, St. John's Wort is a valuable medicinal herb. Among other uses, it is effective in relieving pain, muscle aches, and inflammation. 

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

Informally called "bruisewort" and "knit bone", comfrey has long been recognized for its effectiveness in the treatment of skin, joint and bone lesions. Topical applications can help heal bruises, strains, sprains, fractures.

 

 

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