Balsam Of Peru
Working with Balsam Of Peru
Balsam of Peru is a dark-colored tree exudate used externally for wounds, eczema, ringworm, abscesses, scabies, and boils. The ointment is also applied to slow-healing wounds, diaper rash, bedsores, burns, frost bite, and hemorrhoids. It has an antimicrobial action and a sweet scent. For scabies, about 30-40 drops/day of the balsam is added to 10% sulphur ointment (available from some pharmacies) and applied in the evening before bedtime. Take a shower in the morning, and apply again the next evening and the following evening in the same manner.
Balsam Of Peru has a taste of ACRID.
Conditions treated with Balsam Of Peru
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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.