Hot or cold herbal compresses can be used on the body by applying a folded cloth made of muslin, linen, cotton or flannel.
Inhibits circulation and can be useful for soothing headaches, edema or muscle pains.
Fill bowl with water, add one capful of the Naturopathica Bath & Body Oil of choice and disperse with hand. Dip 3-4 cotton cloths into water and wring out. Flatten, fold in two and place each cloth in separate plastic bags. Place in freezer. Apply cold cloth to affected area as needed until folded cloth becomes warm. Repeat with fresh cloth.
Alpine Arnica Bath & Body Oil: sciatica, muscle sprain or bruising
Lavender Blossom Bath & Body Oil: headaches, hangovers, bug bites or rashes
Deep Forest Bath & Body Oil: sinus congestion
Traditionally called a fomentation, increases blood flow and relaxes muscle tension.
Fill sink or bowl with warm water and add one capful of Alpine Arnica Bath & Body Oil. Immerse folded cloth into water and wring out. Apply to affected area and immediately cover with a dry towel to seal in heat.
Alpine Arnica Bath & Body Oil: muscle pain, neuralgia or to improve local circulation