(Common Name: Stinging nettle)
You can make a liquid lotion by adding the mother tincture to water or purchase one of the ointments or creams on the market. Here are a few ways that you can make use of it:
- Minor burn: Apply a compress soaked in lotion, ointment, or cream for minor burns with redness but no blistering. Follow up with the internal remedy that best matches your symptoms.
- Sunburn: Carefully apply cream or lotion to sunburned skin and repeat as needed. A mixture of Urtica and Hypericum is indicated when shooting pains are present. Follow up with the internal remedy that best matches your symptoms.
- Bee sting: Gently pat tincture on the sting and follow up with an internal remedy
- Skin rashes: Use Urtica lotion or cream to relieve the itching of eczema and other skin irritations that itch, sting and then burn. Seek the help of a professional homeopath for the correct internal remedy.