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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How to Apply a Poultice

 

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