- Clean cloth
- Prepared Infusion or Decoction
- Heat infusion or decoction.
- Soak cloth in the hot infusion or decoction.
- Remove cloth and place as hot as possible on affected area, using caution to be sure not to burn the skin.
- As it cools, either replace the cloth with another or cover with plastic or wax paper and place a hot water bottle on top to maintain the heat.
- Keep the compress on for 10 minutes.
- Repeat process up to 4-6 times daily as needed.