Warming Ginger Poultice for Pelvic Pain

Warming Ginger Poultice for Pelvic Pain
  • Difficulty
    Easy
  • Estimated Time
    30 Minutes
  • Served
    Hot
  • Form of Use
    Topical
  • Classification
    Poultice

Ingredients

  • Ginger
    Ginger
  • 2 ounces of Ginger (fresh, grated)
  • 1/4 cup of Water (hot)

Directions

Ginger has a natural warming and anti-inflammatory effect on the body. This soft poultice brings relief to the womb after prolapse or an injury, and it can help improve circulation. It also provides a feeling of relaxation and stress relief.

  1. Pour about ΒΌ cup of hot water over the ginger.
  2. Place the hot ginger mixture in a cotton cloth and fold it over. The end of the poultice can be tied with a cotton string to make it easier to handle.
  3. Situate the poultice on your pelvic area, cover it with a thick towel, and place a heating pad over that.
  4. Relax with the poultice in place.(30 minutes)

This poultice is applied topically on the pelvic area and left for 20 - 30 minutes in order to let its therapeutic effects sink in. For those looking for additional stress relief, the poultice may be complemented by a massage or soothing music.