A compress is a wrap of folded linen, gauze, or other material that’s applied with pressure to a part of the body to supply heat, cold, or medication. The goal is normally to treat pain or infection.
One of Ginger’s many uses is for pain relief: arthritis, muscle pain, sprains, strains, and back pain, to name a few. It has properties that block block the formation of inflammatory compounds. Even better, it has antioxidant properties that break down existing inflammation in the joints.
This article explains how to make a compress with ginger and other ingredients. Nature Hacks also explains how to apply the compress. There are some helpful photographs.
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