A soft, moist mass about the consistency of cooked cereal, spread between layers of muslin, linen, gauze, or towels and applied hot to a given area in order to create moist local heat or counter-irritation.
I often use Slippery Elm Bark, Plantain, and Comfrey poultices in my practice.
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Helpful Links and References:
- Are you An Angel? (how to use Slippery Elm Bark): http://naturalhealthtechniques.com/Inspiration/are_you_an_angel.htm