Cold potato poultice

Required material

1 - 2 potatoes, raw

1 cloth or gauze

1 grater

Application

Sprains, inflammation: finely grate raw potatoes, wrap in gauze and place over the affected area.

If you wish, you can wrap another cloth around it.

Leave to work for approx. 10 - 20 minutes, repeat as required.

Warning

Don’t apply to open wounds

Effect

A cold potato poultice can have the following effects:

  • Cooling
  • Reduces swelling

Helps against

Sprain, dislocation, strain, joint pain

Synonyms

cold potato poultice, potato poultice cold