Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) or knitbone as it is commonly called is an excellent herb for regenerating damaged tissue. It promotes healing and supports the growth of new tissue. It has demonstrated in recent years that it is particularly effective helping soft tissue injuries heal, such as strains, sprains and broken bones.
Arnica (Arnica Montana) is well known for its ability to help with bruising and injuries. It has an affinity for the blood vessels and helps with circulation to the injured area to support healing. When applied promptly after an injury, arnica helps stop the capillaries from bleeding, preventing the formation of bruises. It stimulates white blood cell activity and disperses trapped fluids from joints and muscles. Its ability to help reduce swelling and speed the healing process makes it an essential component in anyone’s natural first aid kit. Can be used to help muscles recover after over exertion
St John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is well known for its effects on the nervous system when taken internally. But did you know this happy little plant has beneficial external application as well, it is proven to soothe nerves and support healing with its tissue rejuvenating properties.
Peppermint Essential oil
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) has been used for centuries as both a medicinal and culinary herb. Peppermint essential oil is cooling and can soothe the skin preventing excess irritation. Its cooling effect can help reduce inflammation in the first stage of injury and its pain relieving properties help it relieve muscle and joint pain.