Plant Descriptions and Uses


Devil's Club

Devils ClubDevil's Club (Oplopanax horridus) is a *healing salve that can be used as a treatment for eczema, burns, scratches, and dry skin. It increases blood circulation and is great as a topical pain reliever; and externally not only for wounds and ailments but as a protective force above doorways. It has been reported that bears have been seen rolling in the roots to soothe their wounds.

This spiky-showy plant has been nicknamed Alaskan ginseng and historically the inner bark has been used as a tonic internally for diseases like type II diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, tuberculoses, cancer and to fight off illness; Furthermore, It is toted as an adaptogen which balances and fortifies the body systems resulting in increased mental and physical energy. *Do not Ingest.

*When used internally those with diabetes should take care as Devilís Club has been shown to reduce blood sugar; Do Not take internally if pregnant or nursing. Always do a skin test on the inside part of your elbow for sensitivity, Enjoy! Comfrey Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, is one of the best know herbs of all times. It has been cultivated since 400B.C. and its very name means to heal. Comfrey's healing effects are attributed to alllantoin, a compound known to promote cell production and reduce inflammation. Traditionally comfrey has been used for general skin health and closed-tissue injuries. Such as bruises and strains. It is also used for burns and insect bites and to soften scars. Comfrey's nickname is "knitbone" because of its ability to speed up the healing of fractures. It is a multi-faceted addition to any medicine or travel kit.


Comfrey

Devils ClubComfrey, Symphytum officinale, is one of the best know herbs of all times. It has been cultivated since 400B.C. and its very name means to heal. Comfrey's healing effects are attributed to alllantoin, a compound known to promote cell production and reduce inflammation.

Traditionally comfrey has been used for general skin health and closed-tissue injuries. Such as bruises and strains. It is also used for burns and insect bites and to soften scars. Comfrey's nickname is "knitbone" because of its ability to speed up the healing of fractures.

It is a multi-faceted addition to any medicine or travel kit.