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We use Western Mugwort, a plant that grows all over the western U.S. It can be used in tincture form or as a poultice, as well as internally. My husband, an herbologist, has been stung 29 times by the centuroides scorpion (rock scorpions don't count). He has experimented with many different remedies and mugwort is his favorite. If you are out hiking and get stung, look around for a mugwort plant, chew up some of the leaves and hold them against the sting.
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