Home Remedies For Frost Bites

Eastern European Home Remedies For Frost Bites

Take the following herbs: a handful of comfrey (Symphytum officinalis), calendula (Calendula officinalis), and lavender, and mix them. Put olive oil on the mix and leave it in a warm place for two weeks. After that, filter through cheesecloth or linen and heat on a water bath for about half an hour on low heat. Meanwhile take 3 table spoonfuls of duck fat and 5 – 6 crushed grams of pine resin. Add them to the simmering mix and stir for about 15 minutes until the resin melts. After that add two balls of beeswax as big as two big nuts, and when all melts, filter through cheesecloth and put it in an earthenware small pot. Use it when you need it. You can also add five drops essential oil of tea tree.

The ointmentът is fragrant and useful!

– Take 400 g of lard, mixеd with 40 g of  camphor and spread the mix onto the frostbitten parts 2 times a day (in the morning and in the evening), wash them with warm rakia (brandy) until they fully heal.

– Ointment: 6 yolks from fresh eggs and 6 tea spoonfuls of fresh melted butter are mixed well until they are look like mayonnaise. Wrap your legs with gauze, soaked in the ointment.

– Ointment from sunflower oil and hot peppers: rub it into the soles when you have cold, frost bites or rheumatism. Mix 250 ml of oil, 250 ml of kerosene and 10 minced small hot peppers. Leave the ointment in a warm place for 10 days. Rub it in the evening before going to bed, and in the morning put on woolen underwear.

-Boil 150 g of roots of celery in 1 l of water. Cool it. With that herbal decoction make compresses on the frostbitten parts as well as baths of hands and feet. After that spread duck fat or lard on them and wrap them in something warm.