External Applications for Gas and Bloating

Abdominal compress with Carum Carvi oil, Jungebad WALA

Melissa oil WALA, as a compress or rhythmical embrocation
Melissa has a calming and relaxing effect.
Further information, see https://www.pflege-vademecum.de/2714.php?locale=en

Carraway oil WALA, as a compress or rhythmical embrocation  
Caraway has a relieving and antispasmodic.

Red Copper Ointment WALA (also available as Kupfersalbe rot WALA) with olive oil, as a rhythmical embrocation
In case of intolerance to essential oils, this is a good alternative. Copper has a warming and antispasmodic effect.

Oxalis e planta tota W 10%, Oleum WALA, as a compress or rhythmical embrocation
has an antispasmodic effect.

Chamomilla e floribus W 10%, Oleum WALA, as a compress or rhythmical embrocation
has an antispasmodic effect.
Further information, see https://www.pflege-vademecum.de/kamillenoel.php

Research news

Pilot study  on the clinical effect of yarrow liver compresses  
Liver compresses are commonly applied in integrative cancer treatment and are believed to have an energizing effect. A randomized pilot study was conducted to investigate the influence of yarrow liver compresses on the autonomic nervous system by analyzing heart rate variability in metastatic cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and suffering from cancer-related fatigue. The study found that this application led to increased sympathetic activity during daytime in the intervention group, whereas in the control group, which did not receive any external application, increased parasympathetic activity. The study is open access:  
https://doi.org/10.1177/15347354221081253


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