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Poison Oak/Poison Ivy Rash: Contact Dermatitis

Spring is a dangerous time of the year for eager herbalists. So many plants are emerging from their winter sleep that it is tempting to step off the hiking trail to examine them more closely. That is when the guardians assigned to protecting these tender sprouts spring into action. The Toxicodendron species which includes poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac, has an oily substance called urushiol which triggers an allergic reaction in many people.
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Sprained Ankle: Herbal First Aid

One misstep, your foot turns under you and suddenly your ankle is screaming for attention. A sprained or twisted ankle shows its displeasure by exhibiting soreness and/or swelling around the outward protruding ankle bone. The ligaments have been pulled and…

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Menstrual Cramps: Herbal First Aid

The joys of being a woman are tough to remember when you're doubled over with menstrual cramps. Our fertility comes with a price that can be difficult to pay with a brave face every month. Herbs are a woman's best friend when it's impossible to stay curled up in bed with a hot water bottle. All of the herbs mentioned below may be taken as tinctures or teas.
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Deep Cuts and Wounds: Herbal First Aid

Deep cuts and wounds are dangerous and frightening. The first order of business is always to staunch the bleeding and prevent shock. The first hour after the injury occurred is the most critical period in which to activate the body's…

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