At the same time, if the throat has begun to show signs of being involved, a hot poultice or wet pack is applied to the neck.
For a pimple that has become infected, try using an Earl Grey teabag as a poultice.
Chickweed (Stellaria media), applied as a poultice (crushed or chopped herbs applied directly to the skin) or added to bathwater, may also help relieve itching.
Like most herbal remedies, St. John's wort may be brewed into tea, but it can also be prepared into a topical poultice.
Skin problems such as boils, burns, or ulcers may benefit from a slippery elm poultice or tinctures when used several times per day.
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