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This herbal remedy may also be found commercially in topical creams or salves.
Some companies make special salves and ointments to help relieve pain and inflammation in joints and muscles.
Salves commonly include other herbal and natural ingredients, such as arnica, calendula, lavender, and glycerin.
Using salves to treat boils is a time-tested natural cure.
To use salves for insect stings, remove the stinger if you can and apply salve to the area.