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Clay poultice

Clay poulticeUse 
For abscesses or engorgement of the breast, Raynaud’s, infected wounds and sores, rheumatism, sprains, bruises, osteoarthritis, sore throat

Ingredients
- Crushed clay (in a nutrition store or pharmacy, less expensive than fine clay).

Preparation
- Fill a bowl with crushed clay

- Cover it with cold water

- Don’t overmix!

- The clay will become “spongy” …

- If too liquid, add a little clay; if too hard, add some water (with experience, you'll get to know the amounts!)

Home remedies Clay poultice

Dosage
-  Cover the infected part with a large clay poultice (directly on the skin). Cover it with a clean, ironed cloth (to remove the microbes!), then a bandage to keep it in place (or with a bra in case of a breast abscess). Leave it in place for a maximum of 2 hours or even less if the clay becomes dry before that.

Repeat as often as possible; continue even some day days after healing. Do not use the same clay several times: throw it out after use! Do not use it on stitches!

Remark
Note from Claire from Belgium about this recipe: 
"To be used even in the case of a real breast abscess, with flow of pus and high fever. When breastfeeding my second child, I applied poultices at the onset of an engorgement and thereby avoided it turning into an abscess… The gynecologist was surprised at the result! ".

 

 

 
Information about the redaction of this page: this page was lasted changed the 01.02.2013.