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Synonyms for poultice

a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc

dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

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I was recommended one of the spa's latest treatments, the Isgha Hot Poultice Massage, which is great for aching limbs and also so relaxing for an anxious mind.
Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA, the ultimate ladies'-only spa in Riyadh, has unveiled new signature treatments Royal Arabic Rose Facial and the Arabic Rose Poultice Experience for discerning guests.
During the event, OSV's historical interpreters will demonstrate some of these home remedies by creating poultices and teas from "The Family Nurse,'' a 19th-century advice book written by Lydia Maria Child, during the day-long event.
The poultices are made of Himalayan salt, essential oils of lavender, marigold, rosemary and patchouli.
My nan is no longer here to make me poultices - or bread and dripping amuse-bouche.
But readers who are alternately amused and appalled by descriptions of bloodletting, cautery irons, counter-irritation, sympathetic powders, and revolting poultices should not feel too smug.
I RECENTLY discussed home-made medical remedies and mentioned the use of poultices for dealing with cuts and infections.
Poultices and mortars for salt contaminated masonry and stone objects.
Along the trail you will find the rare black ash, its wood used to make baskets; the Yellow birch flowers, which is used to make tea; Wild Sarsaparilla with the root used to make tea for an all-purpose medicine; Sweetfern, with the leaves and twigs used to make tea and poultices for the treatment of poison ivy rash and other external sores.
The ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Indians, and Greeks not only used mustard leaf and seeds as a foodstuff but also to treat ailments of the liver, kidney, and lungs, and externally, in the form of poultices for aches and pains.
Kids would have bread poultices on their legs for sores and they would take them off and eat them because they were so hungry.
Instructions for preparing herbal infusions, poultices, and decoctions are accompanied by information about the application and uses of herbal remedies; contraindications and possible drug-drug interactions; and additional resources for locating herbs.
Poultices made from the cactus long have been used in some cultures to fight infection and speed healing of wounds.
Gone are the days of unregulated poultices, oils and tinctures, where the pharmacy windows were filled with ribbed jars of coloured liquid that supposedly represented bodily fluis ds such as bile, blood and phlegm.
I AM about to embark on an 85-minute aromatic herbal journey which will involve a body and face massage and the application of hot poultices.