Either fresh or dried, the berries benefit the lungs. The young leaves of elder are used in salves and poultices for skin healing. A root bark tea clears conjestion, eases headaches, and is used in poultices for mastitis. A tinture of the flowers lowers f
"What Georg Dionysius Ehret called Ficus foliis palmatis in this drawing seems likely to me to be Ficus carica, the common fig. This is a hand-colored engraving after Ehret published in A few figgy facts at the click-through.
Hypericum perforatum, also called St. John's Wort, is the gold standard for the homeopathic treatment of shooting nerve pain, particularly resulting. A Naturopath prescribed it to me- my surgery and healing went really well.