Herbalist tip for cuts
As usual, I cut myself using a very sharp knife when distracted. I don't wear gloves. No big deal, even though this was a fairly good cut or two. Herbalist tip: Have crystalized pine pitch on hand to stop bleeding, help prevent infection and speed healing for even deep cuts.
I've suffered recently (and still am) from bilateral styes, one of which is incredibly painful and swollen and possibly infected. I've been put on a strong anti-biotic as well as prednisone which I HATE to take. Does anyone have any natural remedies? I've been using warm compresses several times a day which helped with one…
Ulcer Tea: Boil tea or soak, weigh herbs or measure?
I am trying the suggested ulcer tea: 40% marshmallow root (I have only powder) 30% peppermint (I have spearmint leaves chopped, not powder) 15% canedula (flowers, not powder) 15% yarrow (chopped, not powder) Do I weigh each on a scale (if I have one), and how do I put in the marshmallow powder as it is not in chunks like…
Injections in knees
I do not know what was in those injections that the Doctor put into my knees. One injection in each knee. I was really sick all week from those 2 injections. Five hours later I had a strange headache. Then after I went to bed the left knee had stabbing pains for several hours (about every 45 minutes). Not all night…
Infected Cat Bite
My usually loving cat bit me the other day. We'd been away so maybe she was mad at us. However, this is what I did wrong and then what I did to correct it. Not saying that this will work for other bites or other infections. Just wanted to post what I have done in case it might help others. First I just wiped away the blood…