Information on Carbuncles

DescriptionA carbuncle is essentially a boil, or infection, that has multiple drainage sites. The infection is usually associated with Staphylococcus aureus, or golden staph.
Treatment PlanAn herbal program can include immune-stimulating herbs, blood purifying herbs, cold and bitter toxemia-clearing herbs, excess intestinal heat-clearing herbs, and liver cooling herbs. Externally, poultices of flax seed, Balsam of Peru, or fenugreek are useful.

Herbal Remedies for Carbuncles

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Echinaceaimmune stimulanttincture, tablet, capsule
Burdockblood purifiertincture, tea, tablet, capsule
Wild Indigotoxemia clearingtincture, tablet
Balsam Of Peruantisepticpoultice externally