For those who are DIY junkies or out in the garden on a regular basis, the chances of at some point acquiring a bruise or cut to show off are high. Heck, even folks who aren’t necessarily all that active sometimes find themselves victims of some sort of accident: A bump on the head or a nick from a paring knife.At these times, many of us run for chemical and petroleum-based antibiotic creams, something to both dull the pain and protect us from infection. Maybe we are hoping to avoid inflammation. In any of these cases, it’s good to know that there are natural, plant-based options.With so much attention being put on growing food these days, why not toss some seeds out in the soil for medicinal plants as well? Here are some that can help when dealing with bumps, bruises, and cuts.