Ordered the Major to bed, and prescribed leeches: wanted to apply a poultice, but the patient couldn't bear the pressure.
And yet not one mother or nurse in ten knows how to make a poultice.
In America the leaves are used as a poultice in otitis, their action being rubefacient.
I put him ter bed and made the poultice, then I put it ter his side.
The bruised leaves are used as a poultice for abscesses, contusions and on the temples for headache.
She chewed some of the poultice and swallowed it before Husky's eyes.
The poultice should be removed before the mud begins to dry up; ordinarily it will last from two to three hours.
He called her 'Miss,' too, an' I judged that 'Miss' was one o' them poultice words to her.
Following the application of cold packs, the use of a poultice such as some of the sterile, medicated muds, is of marked benefit.
He added, on his own initiative, a thing that looked like a poultice.
poultice poul·tice (pōl'tĭs)
A soft moist adhesive mass, as of meal or clay, that is usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body. Also called cataplasm.