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CAUTION PLAY IT SAFE :
The preparations of this site are given for information, in case of doubt consult your doctor.


Infusions compress of burdock, wild celery, agrimony, angelica, arnica, celandine, St.John's wort, white pond lily, marigold, periwinkle, or vervain.

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Out of infusion 2 to 3 cups a day : 5 parts of arnica flowers, 1 part of St. John's wort, 1 part of periwinkle.

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Compress with frozen water, ice sachet, to prevent hematoma formation.

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Cataplasms of wormwood leaves , of roman camomile leaves, cowslip, St. John's wort or marigold.

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Cataplasm of mashed potatoes cataplasm to calm the pain.

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Compress with marigold infusion.

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Infusion of arnica 25 g for 1/2 a liter of water, filter, for tepid compress.

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Decoction of 5 to 10 g of arnica petals for 1 liter of water, boil 1 minute, apply in compress.

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Tincture of arnica fresh flowers, 10 g in 10 ml of alcohol 90, let macerate 3 weeks, dilute 10 times in water before using in compress.

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Tincture of arnica : crush 100 g of dried flowers in 1 liter of brandy, let macerate 15 days, filter, preserve in tinted bottles. In external use to look after wrenches, hematoma, luxations, rheumatisms.

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The following plants are applied on contusions without open wound :

Apply raw fresh plants :

Parsley chopped with salt and olive oil.
or
arnica crushed flowers and leaves.
or
Crushed leaves : of wild celery, of angelica, of chervil, of cabbage, of parsley, of periwinkle,
or
Chopped plant : of lady's mantle, of sanicle.

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Apply the following cooked plants :

Bear's breeches, cooked in water, crushed.
or
White Lily cooked bulbs.
or
Solomon's seal cooked rhizome
or
Vervain leaves cooked in vinegar.

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Apply in compress the following preparations :

Decoction of agrimony, 100 g of dried leaves for 1 liter of water, boil 15 minutes, rest 5 minutes, filter; use warm.
or
Decoction of arnica, 30 g of dried flowers and leaves for 1 liter of cold water, boil 10 minutes, filter; use as cold as possible.
or
Infusion of hyssop, 100 g of dried flowered tops for 1 liter of boiling water.
or
Infusion of myrthe, 25 g of dreid leaves for 1 liter of boiling water.
or
Decoction of elm, 80 g of bark for 1 liter of water, boil 30 minutes.
or
Decoction of cowslip, 100 g of dried chopped root for 1 liter of water.
or
Infusion of marigold, 30 g of dried flowers for 1 liter of boiling water, let infuse 10 minutes.
or
Infusion of tansy, 20 g of dried flowers and leaves, add a little salt.
or
Decoction of valerian, 75 g of dried root for 1 liter of water, boil 10 minutes.


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WARNING
Preparations of this site are given for information, in case of doubt consult your doctor.