Buckwheat Plaster

raw buckgwheat
Buckwheat is good at drawing out retained water and excess fluid from swollen areas of the body.

Directions:

  1. Mix buckwheat flour with enough hot water to form a hard, stiff dough.
  2. Apply in a 1/2-inch layer to the affected area; tie in place with a bandage or piece of cotton linen.
  3. Leave in place for up to 4 hours.

After removing the plaster, you may notice that fluid is coming out through the skin or that the swelling is starting to go down. A buckwheat plaster will usually eliminate the swelling after only several applications, or at most after two or three days

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Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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  • Hello.Actually I got my knee swollen after an Anterior Cruciate ligament injury recently on a football field. I consulted with some doctors. In first step of my treatment I have to reduce this swelling and for that buckwheat seems to be a more natural way as compared to anti-inflammatory creams suggested by my doctor.