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How To Make A Mustard Plaster....For centuries mustard plasters were the tried and true home remedy for the flu, coughs, colds, pneumonia and many other ailments. It was used regularly up until the not too distant past since this poultice was thought to sweat out all the “ills” the body held.

Old-Fashioned Mustar Plaster "A mustard plaster will bring nearly immediate relief and warmth to a respiratory system plagued by long lingering coughs, congestion, bronchitis or cold damp pneumonia. It works mainly by increasing circulation and introducing deep heat to congested lungs, thus stimulating the loosening and expectoration of mucus."

Mustard Seed (Yellow) - Powder. Mustard seeds are a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids as well as a good source of iron, calcium, zinc, selenium, manganese, magnesium, protein, niacin & dietary fiber. The mustard plaster (powder & cold water) is a time-honored cure for the congested chest. Mustard is a rubefacient, which causes the skin to feel warm, & opens the lungs to make breathing easier. The plaster should, however, never be applied directly to skin as it may cause blistering... etc.

A mustard plaster will bring nearly immediate relief and warmth to a respiratory system plagued by long lingering coughs, congestion, bronchitis or cold damp pneumonia. It works mainly by increasing circulation and introducing deep heat to congested lungs, thus stimulating the loosening and expectoration of mucus.

How to Make an Onion Poultice - This is an old fashioned home remedy for coughs and chest congestion. Many find it very helpful and effective! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

ultimate guide to treating a child's cold and cough-except the Vicks-that stuff is not good for ya-just use diluted but high/medicinal quality essential oils (not found in any health food stores)

Thyme contains an essential oil that is rich with powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, & strong antioxidant properties. It is used in mouthwashes to treat inflammation of the mouth & throat infections. Thyme possesses expectorant & antispasmodic properties, making it useful in the treatment of bronchitis, whooping cough & inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. #dherbs #healthtips