Boils
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Natural Remedies for Boils

Flaxseed Poultice
Posted by Trawhe (Glenwood, Md) on 10/22/2012
5 out of 5 stars

The flaxseed option worked within hours. I mixed flaxseed powder with very warm water and put mixture onto a clean cloth then put against the boil, then placed a heating pad underneath and the boil started to go away and took the pain away. This was after I tried the bacon for eight hours that did not work for me. Thanks a bunch for this method. I can get some sleep tonight.


Flaxseed Poultice
Posted by Cj (Elk Grove, Ca, Usa) on 05/25/2011
5 out of 5 stars

Another remedy for boils if bacon does not work is to make a poultice out of ground flaxseed. Add enough hot water (as hot as you can stand it) to make a slightly soupy paste. Apply to skin and cover with a clean cloth. Allow to dry and then soak it off. The flaxseed causes it to come to a head. We used this when I was a child and suffered from carbuncle outbreaks.