Herbs That Support Muscle Aches and Pain
|Knitbone (Comfrey Root)|
PROPERTIES AND USES: Bone, flesh, cartilage and nerve repair, longevity.
COMMON NAME: Ol' Number 11, Formula #11, OL#11.
BODILY INFLUENCES: Used to repair or strengthen any type of brain, nerve, flesh, cartilage or muscle injury weakness. It has been known to repair bones in 1/3 the average time. Very healing and provides the body with all the necessary elements for tissue repair. For bumps, bruises, sprains, breaks, deep tissue damage, severed nerves, repair of heart and stroke damage, think Ol'Number 11. For maintenance and body building Ol'Number 11 is at your service.
DOSAGE: If you cannot work on the area directly, then take Ol' Number 11 internally. 40 to 80 drops, three times per day for repair or adding strength to the body. For severe injuries or heavy athletic training, one teaspoon to one tablespoon, three to four times per day. Additionally, for serious injury, you can work on the area directly. One very successful procedure is as an overnight application. Apply the following things directly to the area externally. Apply the herb Arnica directly to the skin of the area or around the site to get the physical shock out of the area. In this way. the injury can heal rapidly. Next, apply Vitamin E from 100 or 400 i.u. capsules (International Unit, a measure of liquid vitamins) to improve the action of oxygen for repair and to prevent irritation if very sensitive skin. At this point, apply externally, either Peppermint Oil or Oil of Cajeput and Herbal Adjustment. This relieves pain and improves the circulation in the area to be repaired. Next, soak a single layer of natural fiber cheesecloth or absorbent gauze with Ol' Number 11. Wrap this cloth, soaked with OF Number 11, around the injured area and cover it with plastic sandwich wrap. Then, wrap a cloth around all to hold in place for overnight. The next morning, remove the application and discard. Wash the area and allow to dry. (Never reuse the application, as this thermal and moisture barrier application also draws poisons out through the skin, as well as driving the repair herbs internally). Repeat the application procedure for the daytime. Continue with an application for the day and night until well.
COMBINATION: White Oak Bark, Marshmallow, Mullein, Mugwort, Indian Tobacco, Scullcap, Knitbone, Black Walnut Hull, Gravel Root.
"This is an excerpt from the copy written works of: Dr. A.B. Howard "Herbs For You - Building Better Health Naturally"
|Ol' Number 11 Combination|