May 9, 2018

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) Research

Latin Name: Symphytum officinale Family: Boraginaceae Comfrey has long been used as a folk remedy for pain, inflammation, and to treat wounds.  In human studies, it has shown to reduce swelling after ankle injury, reduce knee and back pain, and shorten the time of wound healing. RESEARCH The listings of […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Research

Melaleuca alternifolia Family: Myrtaceae Tea Tree oil has long been used as a topical remedy for issues such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, cuts, acne, and insect bites. It may also be helpful against lice, more research is warranted.  Studies have shown it to be active against other insects and microbes […]