Herbal Lotions, Creams and Salves
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Most herbs that can be taken internally can be used on the skin in the form of ointments, creams, salves and lotions. The common herbs that are used externally include: Arnica, Calendula, Chickweed, Comfrey Root, Cucumber, Elder Flower, Golden Seal, Greater Plantain, Lady's Mantle, Marigold Flower, Marshmallow Root, Slipper Elm Bark, Woundwort and Yarrow.
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- Hoffman David (1996) The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal, A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies. Element Books Limited. ISBN 1-85230-758