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How to Make a Mustard Plaster

Hey y’all, welcome to DIY Thursday. This week I’ve seen that hacking cough that’s going around and I’ve prescribed a mustard plaster every single day, so I thought I’d write it down so you can find it later. I also made a (lengthy!) video on how to do it, but I’ll outline the steps and rationale here in case you don’t have time to watch me do it. First off, history lesson. Mustard plasters are not a new thing- ask your grandmother. This is the way that colds, bronchitis, and pneumonia used to be treated circa the early 1900’s. This treatment even made it into the New England Journal of Medicine for how effective they were during the Spanish flu epidemic. They’ve fallen out of favor...

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