“Comfrey contains allantoin, an anti-inflammatory phytochemical that speeds would healing and stimulates growth of new skin cells.” This burn cream recipe also includes one ounce each of dried plantain, calendula and St. John’s wort to bump up the healin
Plus COMFREY SALVE RECIPE .Parsnip Burn - My Worst Gardening Mistake: My encounter with phytophotodermatitis (PPD) after a morning in the garden. Learn what it is and how to avoid it and treat it it needed.
Parsnip burn, Phytophotodermatitis (PPD) - what PPD is, how wild parsnip (looks like "wildflowers, dill or Queen Anne's Lace") and other plants can cause it, and a recipe for a soothing Comfrey and Lavender Salve.
My Worst Gardening Mistake - Parsnip Burn AKA Phytophotodermatitis
Wild Parsnip (roots editable) BUT the plant produces a compound in its leaves, stems, flowers and fruits that causes intense, localized burning, rash, severe blistering from the sap and discoloration on contact with the skin on sunny days. This reaction is not brought on by contact with the foliage of the plant, only by contact with the sap. BE CAREFUL!!