Schreiner's Herbal Solution contains six of the world's most time honored medicinal herbs. The healing power of these herbs has been widely recognized and recorded for thousands of years. Their continuous use and contemporary laboratory analysis both verify their beneficial properties.
The Greek historian Dioscorides documented the use of Aloe Vera as a healing herb over 2,000 years ago. It is known for its healing effects on wounds, burns and sores. Clinical studies have concluded that Aloe Vera has anesthetic, antibacterial and tissue restorative properties.
Hydrastine, the active ingredient in Goldenseal, is an antiseptic. It is highly effective in eradicating skin infections and sores. Goldenseal is tonic, restoring tone and strength to body tissue. Modern research confirms the plant’s strong antibacterial and antiviral action.
Comfrey derives its name from the Latin conferta, meaning “grow together.” Allantoin, its healing compound, affects tissue growth and speeds healing in wounds and burns. It is an astringent, capable of drawing infection from the body and destroying harmful bacteria.
Myrrh one of the gifts of the wise men at the dawn of the Christian era—has been used as a cleansing agent, countering putrefaction and poisons throughout the body since ancient times. It is anti-fungal and antiseptic. Veterinary medicine has long used it in salves for sores, burns and wounds, especially for horses.
Cayenne is antiseptic and inhibits the growth of microorganisms on living tissue. Its active ingredient, Capsaicin, is beneficial to both fresh and old wounds. It is healing and non-irritating. The Cayenne used in Schreiner’s comes from Sierra Leone in Africa, and is said to be the most pungent and medicinal.
Elder is one of the most important of all herbs. The blossoms are the most potent part of the plant and make for an effective treatment for wounds and skin ailments. Elder blossoms were listed as a blood purifier in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia from 1831 to 1905.