Camphorweed is a north American native. It can be used like arnica to treat bruises, aches, and sprains, but its method of action is directly opposite that of arnica, numbing and calming the inflammatory response rather than increasing the white blood cells like arnica does.
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Florida Betony (Stachys Floridana)
Florida betony, also known as rattlesnake weed, is a member of the mint family with the characteristic square stem and spade shaped, scalloped leaves. It’s edible and grows like a … wait for it … weed. Seriously, people in the southern US spend way too much time, effort, and money to remove this plant when …