Combine equal parts of any or all of the following herbs Stoneroot being the most important:
- White Oak Bark
- Witch Hazel Leaf or Bark
- Gravel Root
- Huckleberry Leaf
Make a strong decoction (l Tbsp to l cupwater) by simmering as much as your cooking pot will hold for 20 minutes.
Pour the brew into as little water as you can sit in, keeping it as hot as you can stand without scalding yourself.
Relax until the water cools off. Apply soothing creme or salve.