Ginger Compress

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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring water to a boil.
  • While the water is boiling, grate ginger on the side.
  • Lower flame to stop boiling.
  • Put the grated ginger in a piece of cheesecloth or thin cotton.
  • Tie it in a knot.
  • Squeeze this ginger sack into the hot water.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • DO NOT BOIL.
  • Lay a thin towel over the part of your body you are treating{example, lower back for kidneys}.
  • Dip another towel in the hot water, squeeze tightly and lay over the thin towel.
  • Cover with another dry towel to conserve heat.
  • Change the ginger towel when it no longer feels hot.
  • Repeat the ginger compress until the skin turns bright pink.
  • Do this two to three times a week.
  • Note: The ginger water can be used 2- 3 times as long as you don't boil it while re-heating.
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