Making your own poultice is something of an art. It takes just a little skill and you really need to know what you are doing. The main objective of a poultice is going to be avoiding using toxic substance
s, so that is something that you really need to take to heart. There are many different poultice’s that you can make, it really just depends on what you are going to be using it for. For example, to make a heat poultice, you will need to use some cornmeal and some rye flour along with some boiling water.
If you are looking to make a poultice for some inflammation that you might be experiencing, you should reduce shaved carrots down to mush in a saucepan and then apply them to some of the sores that are really inflamed and bothering you. The last poultice is the herb poultice, this is one where you are going to grind the herbs of your choice down to powder and add distilled water.
Poultices are extremely handy, you really just need to think about which one fits into the needs you are using it for.