Soothing Sitz Bath, Healing Bath

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:31 PM | Anonymous

Soothing Sitz Bath, Healing Bath
by Susun Weed


Soothes inflamed and tender tissues, heals trauma, lubricates...


  • Soak 2 ounces/60g dried or 8 ounces/250g fresh mallow (pictured) or comfrey roots, leaves, and/or flowers in 2 quarts/liters of cold water in a pot overnight.
  • Then bring to a boil.
  • Cover, remove from heat, and steep for 4–6 hours.
  • Strain.
  • Warm the liquid, pour it into a small tub and sitz in it.

Alternately, pour it into a hot bath.
Or refrigerate and drink it. A dose is a cup or more a day —heated or iced, sweetened or not — daily for at least ten days.

Excerpt from: Down There: Sexual and Reproductive Health the Wise Woman Way


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