The steam method
Cover the troubled spot with a normal poultice soaked in water(25°С) and warm it up through the poultice with a hot brick, a hot water bottle in a wool cover or using something else.This moist heat has a beneficial effect on the troubled spot. If necessary, the procedure can be repeated in a day or two. After the procedure, wash the spot with lukewarm water (25 °С) and massage it. Then apply a poultice to the stomach.This method is vey suitable for patients with problemswith the central nervous system and patients suffering from exhaustion. The duration of the procedure is between 10 and 30 minutes. Sweat Inducing
Inducing sweating in patients with high temperature (39-40°С)
- For children: prepare a mixture of equal parts pure olive oil, wine vinegar and egg white or mix together a tablespoon of unsalted pork lard and half a tablet of aspirin or quinine and rub the patient`s body with the mixture. Next, follow the instructions in 2.
Method 1: Prepare a mixture of equal parts crushed garlic, wine vinegar and olive oil, rub the patient`s body with it and cover them with 2-3 blankets. After a little while the patient will start to feel unwell, they will start perspiring and the temperature will begin to drop down. After they have perspired profusely, remove all the blankets except the last one, carefully pat the patient dry with a dry towel and move them to another bed where they can perspire once again. Clean the patient with a towel and lukewarm water (25°С) afterwards, change their clothes, put a poultice soaked in lukewarm water (25°С) on their stomach and let them sleep.
Method 2: Crush some garlic or onion, squeeze out the juice and add vinegar and table salt or mix together 100 ml of water, 100 ml of vinegar and 100 grams of sodium bicarbonate and rub the patient`s body with the mixture. Next, follow the instructions in 2.
Method 3: Mix together two parts lemon juice and one part table salt and rub the patient`s body with the mixture. Next, follow the instructions in 2.
Method 4: Mix together three parts wine vinegar and one part water, soak a shirt in the liquid and put it on the patient. After they have perspired, wash their body with lukewarm water.