Quick Chamomile Poultice for Minor Cuts and Scrapes Remedy

Quick Chamomile Poultice for Minor Cuts and Scrapes Remedy

 

1 chamomile tea bag
1 to 2 tablespoons (15 to 30 ml) warm water

 

In Europe, chamomile is considered a cure-all herb; in Germany, it is commonly referred to as alles zutraut, which translates to "capable of anything.: Even if you prefer brewing your own loose tea, keeping a box of chamomile yea bags on hand will provide ready access to this easy go-to poultice for minor cuts and scrapes that may help ease inflammation and fight bacteria. Soak tea bag in water for a minute or so to activate the tea. Place over a cut or scrape, which has been thoroughly cleaned with soap and water, then press gently. Secure tea bag in place with gauze and let sit for 20 to 30 minutes. Alternately, if you have some chamomile tea already made, simply soak gauze pads in the liquid and proceed with the rest of the instructions.

 

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