What could we do to help a six-year-old girl who suffers from boils on her bottom? Well, let's start with the folklore remedy of taping a large slice of garlic to the boil, which should be left on overnight.
If you can get over the shock of waking up to a mouthful of black saliva, placing a charcoal tablet against the boil and leaving it there to dissolve overnight could help absorb the toxins from the affected area.
Phytolacca americanaPhytolaccaceaeNames: Pokeweed.Habitat: N. America Collection: The root shoul
Anemone pulsatillaRanunculaceaeNames: Pulsatilla, Wind Flower, Meadow Anemone.Habitat: Europe and parts of Rus
Part Used: Inner bark.
Constituents: Mucilage, composed of galactose, 3-methyl
Names: Tea tree
Habitat: Swampy, low lying wetlands in New South Wal
Names: Coughwort, Horsehoof, Foal's Foot.
Habitat: A com
Names: Purple Coneflower
Habitat: Throughout North America
Habitat: North Africa, India, cultivate
Acute, tender, perifollicular inflammatory nodules resulting from infection by staphylococci.
Commonly known as boils