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