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Medicinal Plant Kulekhara
Try these herbals:
Pure aloe vera gel, apple cider vinegar (mix 40 %organic apple cider vinegar with 60 % water and dip the coton swab in the mixture and apply it directly to your skin),
burdock root (make a tea with it and drink it) jojoba oil (natural moisturizer; neem (make a tea with it and drink it); tea tree oil applied topically.
Google more info online for herbal meds for acne.
Best wishes and god bless you. ...Read more
What are some herbal/ medicinal plant uses for acne. I have a few pumps on my nose and would like to get rid of them?
See derm: You should really see dermatologist for the correct therapy. ...Read more
Fun to know: The list includes aspirin, quinine / quinidine, digitalis, morphine, the vinca alkaloids, taxols, atropine, ipecac, and senna. These are as powerful, for their uses, as any synthetics. There are a huge number of "traditional healing plants" from "herbal" / "Ayurvedic" medicine that are mildly effective, ineffective, or harmful. The whole business cries out for good work. ...Read more
Many: Some plants cause surface issues like poison ivy. Others like jimson weed contain chemicals that can cause toxicity to the body. The list is long and basically do not eat anything unless you are confident of its origin. Included in this list are some mushrooms that are highly toxic. ...Read more
No: Nightshade has a poisonous secretion which can be serious if ingested. But the presence of the plant, if undisturbed, is not a problem. Probably a good idea to have the plant removed if in your yard. ...Read more
Plant sources of Zn.: Foods high in phytates, which bind zinc and decrease its absorption include legumes and other sources of fiber. Nevertheless, they are still good sources of zinc and have many other health benefits which substantially outweigh the presence of phytates, (which also help prevent zinc overdose). Good sources of zinc and fiber include spinach, mushrooms, seeds, nuts, beans, peas, and whole grains. ...Read more
WHy plants?: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
NO: If you are deficicient no plant is going to supply enough. ...Read more