Ouch! You've just dropped that can of spaghetti sauce on your foot, its late in the evening, the doctors office is closed, and the area is starting to swell and really hurt. What do you do?
This is where simple and effective home remedies come in handy. My favorite for a situation like the one above is an Onion Poultice.
Onion poultices are used for moving toxins out through the blood, lymph, and skin in cases of bruising, swelling, and inflammation. It can also be really helpful for lung and chest congestion that accompanies a bad cold, bronchitis, and pneumonia.
How to Make a Onion & Salt Poultice
What you’ll need:
As with anything, if you feel any symptoms of discomfort (burning or itching) or think you're having an allergic reaction. Remove immediate and rinse the area.