(See 2199.)

3314. Bread Poultice - Take stale bread in crumbs, pour boiling water over it, and boil till soft, stirring it well; then take it from the fire, and gradually stir in a little hog's lard or sweet oil, so as to render the poultice pliable when applied.

3315. Corn-Meal Poultice

Indian meal, five tablspoonfuls; rye flour, one tablespoonful. To be gradually let through the fingers into boiling water, briskly stirring at the same time. Then add a little oil, as for the bread-poultice.

3316. Apple Poultice

Apples pared, cored, and well boiled, then well washed into a pulp, form a very good poultice.

3317. Starch Poultice

Starch, any quantity; thicken with boiling water. When a little cool, stir in a little lard or oil.

3318. Slippery Elm Poultice

Take slippery elm in powder, and mix with water until somewhat thick, then boil it a few minutes. It is to be applied warm.

3319. Yeast Poultice

Wheat flour, one pound; yeast, half a pint. Mix them together over a gentle heat until the mixture begins to rise, then apply warm.

3320. Mustard Poultice

Flour of mustard, one part; flaxseed meal, one part. Make into a paste with water. A little oil or lard should be added to prevent its sticking.

3321. Poultice Made Of Hops

Boil a handful of hops for a few minutes in a pint of water, in a covered vessel, squeeze out the juice and strain. This liquor is now to be put again on the fire and thickened with Indian meal, and a little lard added as it becomes cool.

3322. Spice Poultice - Cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and ginger, of each equal quantities; honey or molasses to mix.

3323. Alum Poultice

Put the white of a couple of eggs into a plate, and then with a piece of alum between the humb and finger stir it into a curd

To be applied wrapped in a fine piece of linen, having but one fold next the 8kin.

3324. An Excellent Poultice For Old Sores

Scrape yellow carrots, wilt them on a pan or fire shovel, very soft. It takes out the inflammation and swelling, and is an excellent poultice for a sceris breast.