This powerful drawing salve combines the toxin absorbing power of activated charcoal, the drawing power of plantain and bentonite clay with the anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-spirochetal and anti-Borrelia powers of Andographis and Japanese knotweed to form a powerhouse weapon in your arsenal of preventing Lyme. It’s amazing for bites or stings of any kind as well as working quickly to draw out splinters, dirt and debris from wounds.
Ingredients: Olive Oil, Coconut oil, Andographis herb, Plantain Leaf, Calendula flower, Japanese Knotweed root, Chickweed leaf, Beeswax, Activated charcoal, raw honey, Bentonite clay, Arnica oil, Frankincense essential oil, Vitamin E.
PLANTAIN : Acting almost like a little vacuum, Plantain has the ability “suck out” dirt, splinters, stingers, infection, venoms and poisons from the skin. This makes it a most important first aid remedy and should be the first plant used in any type of venomous snake bite, poisonous spider bites (brown recluse, black widow etc.), and tick bites, to more mild ones such as mosquito bites, poison ivy or poison oak rashes and bee stings.
ANDOGRAPHIS: In addition to being an anti-spirochetal, anti-Borrelia herb, andrographis also hasthe power to kill these bacteria on contact, has anti-parasitic properties, enhances immune function, protects the heart, is anti-inflammatory and crosses the blood brain barrier, which enables it to access pathogens in the brain.
JAPANESE KNOTWEED: Researchers have determined that It is one of a number of herbal medicines that are highly active in test tubes against B. burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, compared to the control antibiotics, doxycycline and cefuroxime.
Published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine, the laboratory study was funded by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and supported in part by The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation.