Small wounds can be just as sore as large ones, especially those paper cuts!
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on January 6, 2011 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Here’s a natural home remedy that will help stop the bleeding, decrease the risk of infection, and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Crushed up Plantain leaves applied directly to the wound can help soothe and heal your small wounds. These plantain leaves are not to be confused with the Plantain leaf from the Banana family. This is an actual Plant called the Plantain.
Remember to seek medical attention if your wound is not a small one.
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Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan