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Herbal Remedies You Can Find on the Roadside Part 2

When
handling herbs, there are certain precautions to follow. If you are ever
uncertain about a kind of herb you have found in the wild, you might want to
carry a botanical field guide by your side to better identify plants. There are
a wide-range of uses that herbs in the wild can provide, but for the most part,
it is wise to make it a happen of utilizing their power for emergency use or minor
complications. Anything serious should be taken to the attention of a medical
professional.


 

Below
you will find a variety of wild herbs that can be used to treat an array of
medical ailments:


 

Creeping
Jenny: If you use the fresh leaves of this herb to create a poultice or
compress, you will have created a strong remedy for treating wounds and sores.


 

Herb
Bennet: The root of this herb tastes much similar to that of cloves, which can
be used to sweeten the breath and drive away foul oral cavities. Chewing this
herb is a great way to receive your fill. When suffering from chills and
diarrhea, a decoction of herb bennet is suggested.


 

Common
Mallow: When it comes to the leaves and flowers of this herb, an effective
poultice utilizing these ingredients works wonders for the treatment of wounds.


 

Shepherd’s
Purse: When making a fresh poultice out of this herb, you will be able to
increase the healing time of cuts and scrapes. This herb is also known to cease
bleeding. The aerial parts of this plant are rather small and delicate in
appearance.


 

Marsh
Woundwort: When suffering from rather severe wounds, this herb, which is also
called “all-heal” was often used to as treatment. After making a poultice from
this herb, you might start to feel the difference rather quickly. Locate
bruised leaves and minor cuts may find salvation. Ingest the juice to take care
of the dehydrating effects of diarrhea. The flowering spikes of this herbal
option are a pretty shade of purple.


 

Self
Heal: When looking for a natural astringent, you may turn to this herb, which
has the power to heal moth ulcers, sores, and hemorrhoids. After preparing an
infusion, you may use the concoction to treat sore or irritated eyes with an
eyewash.


 

Herb
Robert: This astringent herb is known for treating cuts and bruises, and once
held the attention of others, who thought that the herb possessed the power to
repair bones that have been broken. Some individuals have found great results
when using the herb to create an infusion to treat mouth ulcers, sore throats,
and eye inflammations. During a summer season, mosquitoes have been known to
really hate the presence of this herb, as crushed leaves can be used to keep
them away.



Common
Plantain: When insect bites and stings arise, this herb makes for a great
remedy. To see a difference, you should rub the fresh leaves on affected areas.