Skin infections are very responsive to the antimicrobial compounds in poplar buds. Balm of Gilead's success lies in its clustered attack on the bacteria group.
Spilanthes has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and analgesic properties thanks, in part, to the compound spilanthol.
Topical application tincture of Spilanthes acmella (Toothache Plant) is the fastest acting dental application for inflamed gums. It's pain numbing (analgesic) properties can be used on other areas of the body as well.
Herbalists often rely on the acetic acid in vinegar to improve their formulas by making the compounds more digestible.
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Deep within the tissues of the starchy bulb is an enzyme that turns into the well known compound, allicin, when crushed or sliced.