Plantain

Elderberry Healing Ointment

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Here is an old but excellent herbal cooling and healing ointment:

  • 1/2 lb fresh Elder leaves
  • 4 oz fresh Plantain leaves
  • 2 oz Ground Ivy
  • 4 oz fresh Wormwood

Cut small and heat in 4 lb of petroleum jelly until the leaves are crisp. Strain and press out the ointment for storage.

Source: The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal

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