Information on Splinters

DescriptionA splinter is a sliver of wood that has penetrated the skin and is lodged in the tissues. Splinters should be removed, as they can fester if left in the skin.
Treatment PlanAfter careful removal with a sterilized needle or fine-pointed tweezers, splinters are best treated with antiseptic herbal preparations and herbs that speed tissue regeneration and healing .

Herbal Remedies for Splinters

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Tea Treeantisepticoil externally
Vervainanti-infectiontincture externally
Plantainantimicrobialsalve or fresh leaf externally