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ALTERNATING HOT/COLD HEATING COMPRESS
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This simple procedure can be used for sinusitis, earache, or boils.

Supplies needed:

2 face cloths
hot water
cold water

Technique:

1. Soak one face cloth in hot water.

Wring it out so the water is not dripping.
Place the face cloth the part being treated and leave for 3 minutes.

2. Have the second face cloth soaking in cold water.

Wring it out and place over the same area for 30 seconds.

3. Repeat this alternating technique 2 more times.

Three times in all.

Hot 3 minutes, cold 30 seconds.

The entire procedure will take 10 minutes and 30 seconds once you have everything organized.

Frequency:

1. For severe and acute problems, morning and evening.
2. For less severe and maintenance, once a day.

 

 

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