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Recognize this weed? It's called Plantain and I bet you have it in your back yard!! The natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of plantain leaf make it great for healing wounds, and for itching or pain associated with skin problems. A tea made from Plantain leaf can be sprayed on mosquito bites to ease the itch.
DIY: Herbal Salves Salves are such a simple, effective, and useful medicine! They can easily be slipped into a purse, pocket, or first aid kit. Although semi-solid at room temperature, salves soften once applied to the skin, making them less messy to apply than oils. They also make great gifts and are an easy and approachable way to introduce newbies to the medicinal properties of herbs. Plus, salves can be crafted for a wide variety of topical uses including: arthritis, bruises, cuts,
Salve making tutorial -- One of the best ways to receive the benefits of herbs as well as alleviate dry skin is through the creation of a healing salve.