Compress Herbal

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A compress is simply a bandage, or cloth soaked in herbal infusions, or essential oils diluted with water. A compress can be either hot or cold.

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Infusions of herbs and/or essential oils are very effective in herbal compresses.. A compress can be made with a bandage or any clean cloth folded to form a pad. Simply dip a cloth in a cooled herbal tea, wring out the excess moisture and apply to the skin. Wrap over the area firmly (but not so firm as to cut off circulation. This method is used to treat skin irritation, headaches, chest congestion or swelling from an injury.


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