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Entries from December 2008

Aloe Vera Plant with Frostbite

December 12th, 2008 · No Comments · health

I decided to sacrifice an Aloe Vera plant to see if could survive cold conditions. Well I think they can go down to zero (Celsius) (-32 Fahrenheit) but we’ve had a couple of weeks of frosty nights. If you look at the photo you’ll see the discoloration of the leaves. The spikes themselves are floppy. […]

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Slippery Elm for wounds, boils, ulcers, burns, and skin inflammation

December 5th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Slippery elm ( Ulmus fulva ) has been used as an herbal remedy in North America for centuries. Native Americans used slippery elm in healing salves for wounds, boils, ulcers, burns, and skin inflammation. Antiseptic poultices made from the mucilage or gummy secretion from the bark were applied to infected wounds. In particular, the Cherokee […]

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