Monday, January 10, 2011
How to Properly Prepare Fomentations, Poultices, Plasters, and Salves
From building one’s immunity to resist colds, to alleviating the symptoms of arthritis; dealing with stress and insomnia to defending the body against cancers, herbs have proven healing powers that equal and often exceed those of synthetic drugs. But, while countless diseases can be treated with simple herbal infusions and decoctions, if you’re only utilizing internal methods of delivery, then you’re missing out on a number of treatments that could be quite beneficial to you and your family including fomentations, poultices, plasters, and salves. Indeed, these preparations can replace many topical over-the-counter products you currently use. Read more . . .