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- Can be used instead of bandaids
- Has soft leaves that absorb blood and helps it to clot more quickly
- Has antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
- Can treat several eye conditions
- Can reduce swelling from bee stings or other insect bites
- Is Edible!
- And More!!
Well the plant is Wooly Lamb’s Ear. This is pretty amazing. It’s been used for centuries to dress wounds on the battlefield. The leaves are soft and furry. They remind me of the softness of a horse’s muzzle. Wooly Lamb’s Ear grows best in zones 4-9. It’s a vigorous plant and grows bigger and bigger each year.
In this article, Kendra explains how to grow Wooly Lamb’s Ear from seed. She covers:
- Planting the seeds
- Ways to keep the seeds moist
- The amount of sunlight required
- Alternatives to sunlight
- When to transplant the seedlings
It’s a great article. To read more, visit the How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages link below.