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Mustard Plaster Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Haynie
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tbs dry mustard
3 tbs flour
1 tbs soda

Directions:
Directions:
Add enough water to make a paste. Spread thin layer on a cloth sized to fit chest. Paste should be spread between too cloths or one cloth folded over. Don't put paste directly on the skin.
Grandma said you can leave cloth on the chest for longer than normal (10 minutes) because the soda prevents the skin from burning. Just check once in a while to make sure the skin is not red and burning.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You laugh but I used this when you guys were little to help break up a chest cold on several occasions. That is what Anne used in "Anne of Green Gables".

 

 

 

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