Tag Archives: gardeners First Aid

beat back backache

We gardeners are prone to the odd bout of backache, only natural given the physicality of the hobby/occupation we enjoy. And sometimes it is a mere mild strain that can be walked off or which dissipates within minutes. Other times … Continue reading

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Make your own Echinacea Tincture

Echinacea Tincture is suitable for internal immunity boosting and external antimicrobial action. This is one you can add to your daily beverages and also apply topically to cleanse around wound site. Ingredients: Echinacea root is best but leaves, stems, and … Continue reading

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WASP STING – the done thing

Wasps (including hornets, yellow jackets and other members of Vespula and Dolichovespula species that regularly visit gardens) have sabre-like stingers that smoothly puncture the skin, release and puncture again repeatedly, delivering a swift inoculation of venom with each sting and … Continue reading

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Avocado graze glaze

Functional food is for more than eating………. For second degree abrasions and sundry grazes where inflammation occurs or for larger surface abrasions a poultice of pulped avocado flesh is sublime, the oil is so close to our skins natural oil … Continue reading

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quick thyme first aid

Abrasions, light scrapes and grazes are perhaps the most common injuries from which gardeners suffer; they include those surface layer wounds that often you don’t notice at the point of occurrence but may smart or sting later in the day – … Continue reading

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Naked solstice after sun remedies

Bheannacht ar an lá – blessings of the day. Today, the solstice, when more than the earths axis tilts towards the sun. Maybe you are naked in a dance to manifest abundance or maybe you are just catching the few … Continue reading

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gardener’s first aid for allergic contact dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction to a substance, material or plant that you have come into contact with; it generally manifests post contact as a region of itchy inflamed skin situated where contact had taken place. In severe … Continue reading

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