Boils

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Boils:

  • Echinacea
  • Eleutherococcus
  • Ginseng
  • Rhodiola
  • Tea tree oil
  • Topical Garlic

Natural Cures and Remedies for Boils

The real cause of eczema however is the failure of the human system to excrete the poisons from the various orifices of the body. Waste matter is excreted from the rectum through stools, from the bladder through urine, from the lungs through breath and from the pores of the skin through sweat. Sometime the pores of the skin are overworked as waste matter is not properly eliminated from the other orifices. If the pores are not given the chance to perform their normal function, the sweat will be full of morbid matter and this gives rise to skin diseases like eczema, acne, boils and other eruptions.

This herb provides a basis for the treatment of chronic (long-lasting) skin diseases such as psoriasis, acne, acne rosacea, eczema and boils. Mountain grape has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial actions that make it very useful for skin problems.

Echinacea, Eleutherococcus, Ginseng, Rhodiola, Tea tree oil, Topical Garlic

Relieves hot conditions Sorrel relieves hot condi-tions, reducing symptoms of excessive thirst, fever, or inflammatory conditions due to pathology. Relieves skin afflictions Many skin conditions are hot in nature, such as boils and carbuncles. An external application of tincture or plant poultice is often helpful to pull out the driving cause of such complaints. When combined with vinegar, sorrel makes a wonderful treatment for ringworm. Treats jaundice Taken internally, it has been help-ful for treating transient jaundice. Contraindications e presence of oxalic acid

Helps heal wounds In stronger external appli-cations, chaparral works well for hemorrhoids, boils, bedsores, bruises, or wounds. Applying a fomentation 2 or 3 times per day can ease pain and expedite healing. Chaparral has also long been used to treat tumors and growths. Contraindications Induces vomiting with large internal doses. ose with liver disease should not take chaparral.

Jethro Kloss’s herbal liniment from his 1939 book, Back to Eden, is probably one of the best and most well -known examples of this application. A medicine cabinet must at our house, this simple liniment has antibacterial, anti -inflammatory, and antifungal properties, with both drawing and pain-relieving actions. It’s also wonderful for treat-ing fungal infections, boils, carbuncles, and scrapes, and we use it diluted for any wounds our animals might acquire.

Make a warm poultice from 1-2 tablespoons of ground linseed and proceed as with the paste for drawing boils (see right).