[Herbalist] Need Suggestions

stephanie imnotelling azaleaviola at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 19 09:42:10 PST 2005

This is great!  I'm a fencer too and can certainly use anti-bruise remedies! 
  I've heard that medicated vaseline is great for helping with bruises (I 
just can't find it).  So whenever you fine people find the recipe please 
post it for we're waiting on tender hooks!  Thanks so much!
Stephanie Winter von Brandenburg
student of Don Avery Shaw

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> > Anyway, my reason for posting is to ask suggestions
> > for the best remedy in healing the unsightliness of
> > big ugly black & blue bruises. I'm a fencer, too :0
> >
> > I've read about comfrey, arnica and sweet clover being
> > used. Does anyone have a favorite/surefire herbal
> > remedy they would like to share?
> >
> > Many thanks,
> > Genna
>Genna, I have a salve that many in our area use that is specific for
>Arthritis, but also wonderful for muscle pain and sprains as well as 
>the huge ugly black heavy weapons fighting bruises from black to pale 
>in a day or two.. I would have to go dig out the recipe to give you a full
>recipe, but I can tell you the main ingredients that I remember.  I 
>use a jar of vaseline as the base (mainly for storage purposes, no need to
>add preservatives) and use 1/8 oz of powdered herbs or 1/4 oz of dried
>herbs.  The herbs I remember offhand are Devil's Claw Root, Echinacea,
>Yarrow, Muellin, Cayenne, white willow bark, wild yam (don't use if you are
>taking estrogen products, it's also a good source of estrogen), licorice
>root, boneset, and meadowsweet.  I also used to use comfrey, but it's hard
>to get now.  I also add a few essential oils at the end of the cooking
>process (30 min after all vaseline is melted and the herbs added) and just
>before I let it cool enough to pour into the containers.  The essential 
>I use are Tea tree oil, eucalyptus, occasionally peppermint, and
>occasionally sassafras.  The specific herbs and oils I use depend on the
>intended use.
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