Making a Hot Compress

How to heal piercings

A hot compress is a great way to increase blood flow and help speed up the healing process.  Applied to a sore area it can reduce pain , swelling and remove any trapped fluids or bacteria .

How to do it!

-Dissolve one quarter teaspoon of fine sea salt into half a pint of freshly boiled water .

-Allow the solution to cool to a comfortable temperature (hot not warm) .

-Soak a cotton pad in the hot solution and apply to the affected area , hold for one minute. 

-Remove and replace with another hot cotton pad every sixty seconds .

-Repeat this process consecutively for thirty minutes. 

-Dry well afterwards and continue this process twice daily for seven to ten days .

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