Linseed bag

Required material

150 g linseed (flaxseed)

300 ml water

1 tablespoon

1 handkerchief

1 rubber band


A hot linseed bag can help relieve pain if you have a cold, sinusitis or toothache.

Cook 150 g linseed in 300 ml of water for approx. 5 minutes. Pour 1 tablespoon of the linseed porridge onto the handkerchief and use the rubber band to fashion it into a little bag.

Put this bag on your nose, forehead or cheek - it should be as hot as you can bear.

The bag can be replaced as soon as it has cooled.


A linseed bag can have the following effects:

  • Analgesic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antispasmodic

Helps against

Sniffles, sinusitis, toothache


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