Jewelweed [Impatiens capensis]

Jewelweed is anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine, and anti-fungal. The plant has been used for centuries as a remedy for poison ivy. The two are often found growing right next to each other.

Found in topicals salves, creams, and as a fresh plant poultice, it can be helpful to treat other skin ailments, including eczema, bug bites, hives, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, nettle rashes, and fungal infections.

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Orange Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Impatiens capensis in Krępsko near Goleniów, NW Poland