Jewelweed As Alternative Medicine
Jewelweed is an alternative medicine best known for treating poison ivy.
- It is also a remedy for stinging nettle.
- It is an effective treatment for skin disorders such as ringworm, heat rash, acne and bug bites.
- It is a treatment for razor burn.
To treat poison ivy use juice from its stem or squash some leaves and apply onto the affected area. Alternatively a poultice can be used to the same effect. Jewelweed is an alternative medicine for topical use only.