Warm quark compress

Required material

200 - 500 g low-fat quark, depending on the patient's size

1 cloth, gauze

1 cotton cloth or towel

Bain-marie

Application

Heat the quark in a bain-marie and spread thickly (about 1 cm) on a cloth. Wrap everything in a warm kitchen towel and check the quark's temperature.

Leave this compress on the chest until it has dried. The compress should always feel pleasant to the patient; if not, it should be removed immediately.

Leave it on for up to 2 hours, apply twice a day.

Effect

A quark compress can have the following effects:

  • Decongestant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic

Helps against

Coughing

Synonyms

warm quark compress, quark compress warm

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