A splinter is a sliver of wood that has penetrated the skin and is lodged in the tissues. Splinters should be removed, as they can fester if left in the skin.
Treatment Plan for Splinters
After careful removal with a sterilized needle or fine-pointed tweezers, splinters are best treated with antiseptic herbal preparations and herbs that speed tissue regeneration and healing .
Herbal Remedies for Splinters
Related Splinters conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.