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Salves or creams containing calendula, St. John's wort, or tea tree oil can be applied topically to wounds.
A wound occurs when the integrity of any tissue is compromised, for example, when skin breaks, muscle tears, burns, or bone fractures. A wound may be caused by an act, such as a gunshot, fall, or surn....
Essential oils can be used for cut and wounds by helping to decrease bleeding and the risk of infection, promote wound healing, and also decrease scarring.
Cuts are wounds that break through the skin, and sometimes reach the underlying tissue. Scratches are usually superficial wounds where the skin is scraped by a sharp object.The skin is a barrier betwy....
Powdered yarrow leaf, cayenne or St. John's wort oil can be applied directly to a wound as often as needed. If the bleeding continues or is severe, consult a qualified practitioner.
HBOT has been used for nearly 50 years for new and old wounds in the body. These treatable wounds also include various brain injuries, including traumatic brain injury, autism, and cerebral palsy.
Tetanus is a rare but often fatal disease that affects the central nervous system by causing painful and often violent muscular contractions. The earliest descriptions of the disease can be found in (...
Blood poisoning, also known as septicemia or sepsis, occurs when the bloodstream becomes infected by bacteria (i.e., staphylococci, streptococci) or fungi introduced through a wound, abscess, or othey....
A bite is an injury caused by an animal, such as a mammal or insect, that breaks the skin. A sting is a puncture wound made by insects or marine animals. There is often a danger of infection from toxs....
Self-heal is used internally and externally for wounds, burns, and rashes. It is taken for mild hemorrhages, diarrhea, jaundice, hepatitis, and fluid retention. Self-heal is a reputed eye remedy, taken internally for conjunctivitis, redness, and tired or strained eyes. In Chinese medicine it is traditionally used for goiter or swollen glands, conjunctivitis, carbuncles, and eye inflammation. Self-heal has a taste of SALTY, BITTER and a temperature of COOL.
Tea tree oil, which is naturally antifungal and antiseptic, is an Australian import emerging as an important herb for fungal or bacterial infections of the skin or nails, vaginal yeast infections, and gum inflammation or sores. It has been used successfully to disinfect cuts and wounds and as a potent gargle for sore throats. Tea tree oil is of value for gingivitis, pyorrhea, and vaginal infections (diluted as a douche). It is also applied for athlete's foot, boils, canker sores, and ringworm
Herbal softening agents and external nerve sedatives. Castor oil packs may help speed the absorption of the growths.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a medical treatment that involves delivering oxygen at increased atmospheric pressure to heal injuries to the body. It works by fully enclosing a person in a chamber, increasing the pressure in the chamber, and then delivering pure oxygen.
Aromatherapy treatment with essential oils can provide a natural form of relief in cases of minor burns.
Bedsores are the result of inflammation and damage caused by irritation to the skin and inhibited blood flow. The condition occurs when skin is rubbed against a bed, chair, cast, or other hard objectn....
Calendula is popular in ointments, salves, or creams for various skin problems, such as eczema, skin rashes, bed sores, diaper rash, varicose veins, bruises, burns, and sore breasts. The tea is used locally for sore throats, slow-healing wounds, or leukorrea and internally for fever and swollen lymph glands. The tea or tincture is beneficial for the healing of ulcers in the digestive tract and to ease gallbladder inflammation and enlarged, sore lymph glands. An extract of calendula flowers (co
A burn indicates any damage to your body’s tissues that might be caused by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Laser therapy can reduce pain and inflammation, especially in cases of second and third-degree burns.
This can often be remedied with an increase in some important nutrients, such as vitamin E and vitamin C. Herbs that are rich in bioflavonoids are also helpful. Horse chestnut, which has a tonifying effect on the venous system, is also effective. Ginkgo is especially useful, and studies show that it can help prevent abnormal or excessive leaking from the vessels. Herbs such as nettle herb that contain choline can help enhance vessel tone.
Horseradish is a stimulating herb used for lack of appetite as well as for colds and flu and urinary tract infections. It is a good expectorant and is used in respiratory infections. Holding a small quantity of grated horseradish in the mouth is said to alleviate sinus congestion and infections. Externally, it is used to heal infected wounds and relieve inflamed joints, rheumatism and sciatica. It is also used externally to break up mucus in the respiratory tract. Traditionally it was appli
Arnica is mostly used for external purposes in the form of oil or diluted tincture (although it is used internally in homeopathic form) for bruises, muscle or tendon strains or sprains, and stubborn inflammation when the skin is not broken. The highly diluted tincture is also used as a gargle for sore throats. The homeopathic tablets are taken for shock or trauma to body tissues or after an accident. Further cautions: many people will develop irritation and inflammation using arnica on open wou