External Medicinal Uses of Symphytum officinale, aka Comfrey or Knitbone

External Medicinal Uses of Symphytum officinale, aka Comfrey or Knitbone

Comfrey oil and salve are used for people with dry skin, chapped lips, excema, cuts, scrapes, and burns (in the later stages, after the initial hot sensation has subsided).I use comfrey salve every time after I bathe—as a moisturizer, it nourishes the skin and prevents wrinkles.

Broadleaf Plantain: A Wonderful Weed

Broadleaf Plantain: A Wonderful Weed

Leaves can be crushed or chewed and applied as a poultice directly to the affected area, or can be steeped in your favorite oil to create an infused oil or salve.

Healing Herbal Salves: Chickweed, Calendula and Cannabis

Healing Herbal Salves: Chickweed, Calendula and Cannabis

Mix 1 cup of infused oil with 1oz of beeswax {more in very hot climates} to create a solid salve and store in a glass jar or metal tins.

Cannabis: Not Just About Getting High

Cannabis: Not Just About Getting High

My favorite way to harness the healing powers of the cannabis plant is in tincture or salve form. Our bodies naturally produce endocannabinoids, and supplementing with a cannabis tincture or salve can bring immense relief.