Blisters, boils, and bites, oh my! If you get bugged ha! Natural drawing agents and salves have been used for centuries as remedies for a variety of itchy complaints. Store-bought drawing salves are a medicine-cabinet staple in many homes, and can be useful for so many things ranging from splinters to boils to pimples. Most well-known drawing salves contain the primary ingredient — ichthammol — a natural substance found in rock which weakens the outer layer of skin slightly and increases circulation to help naturally reject pus or or irritants. They also contain ingredients like arnica for bruising, calendula and comfrey oil for inflammation, echinacea and bergamot for antiseptic properties, Vitamin E for healing, and sulphurs as a strong drawing agent.
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Every now and then an injury requires some convincing to heal. Especially those injuries that include splinters, boils, or bug bites. Do that and convincing with an easy and natural homemade herbal drawing salve recipe. We are active people, we use our hands often and don't wear gloves as much as we should.
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If you are interested in a natural approach to treating painful boils, a boil drawing salve can bring the lesion to a head and speed healing. Creating and applying a salve at home may help with this common skin problem. People have used boil drawing salves for over a hundred years, and perhaps longer, to bring infections to a head and draw or pull puss from boils. Release of pus eases pain and helps the boil heal. Before using a salve for boils, hot compresses help bring the boil to a head.
I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time. Disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor and nothing in this article should be taken as medical advice. What did our ancestors use when they had wounds and sore muscles? Instead, our ancestors understood how to use herbs and other ingredients to create healing salves for what ailed them.