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sores that wont heal, even with antibiotics

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  • Posted By: akitasgalore
  • July 21, 2010
  • 09:57 PM

:)Hi folks. Hopefully this information may be helpful to someone. Here in the interior of Alaska, birch trees grow abundantly. There is a type of moss that grows on them. It's sort of olive green, wiry and rough. Many people here take this moss and use it on wounds that wont heal, or on any cut or abrasion. The Alaska Natives used it for centuries, as well as early explorers and adventurers.
Anyway, my friend had knuckle replacement on one hand. It kept getting infected, the 3 inch incision would not stay together, antibiotics would not help. The surgeon even went in and did a surgical clean, and still his incision would not close and heal. He took that moss, crumbled it between his fingers, sprinkling the fine dust into the wound. He then chewed the moss to soften it a few moments, and pushed it into his open wound. Well, by the next day, the moss had turned very dark and had adhered to the wound forming a scab. He left it there, and within a day or so, his wound was pulled together, the redness was gone, turned to healthy pink. Make along story short, his wound healed within 2 weeks, and now you cant barely see the scar from the surgical incision.
So, maybe those of you having open sores, or wounds, or incisions that are having trouble healing, maybe you should try to get some information on this moss that grows on birch trees in Alaska and maybe try it.

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