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Mustard poultice

Use

– For rheumatism, bronchitis and cough

Mustard poultice

Ingredients

– Buy mustard grains, and grind them into mustard flour
You can also buy mustard flour.

Preparation
Mustard poultice

– Add the mustard flour to a little cold to tepid water (but not hot water) to get a paste.

– Wrap the mixture in a napkin to make a poultice.

Dosage

– For rheumatism, apply the poultice to the painful areas for approximately 15 minutes; remove as soon as there is a strong burning sensation.

– For bronchitis or cough, apply the poultice to the chest for approximately 15 minutes.

Caution: this mixture is contraindicated in children under 15 years of age (because this poultice can prove too irritating to young patients).

Shelf life
For immediate use

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Informations sur la rédaction de cet article et la date de la dernière modification: 08.12.2015

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