Latin Name: impatiens capensis, impatiens biflora
Alternative Name: jewel weed, wild touch-me-not, spotted jewelweed
Forms Available: leaf

Jewelweed – impatiens capensis – The juice from the leaves of this herb have been applied externally to treat poison ivy, poison oak, nettle burns, and burns. It also relieves insect bites and stings. In an infusion, jewelweed has been used to treat fevers, stomach cramps, and measles. The sap has been used to remove warts and corns.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Externally treats burns, bites, stings, poison ivy, poison oak, measles. Leaf poultice applied also to bruises and cuts.

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