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A hot compress is applied to Geraldine's face to help remove makeup; STEP 3 Soothing.
To help treat chronic conditions like arthritis, hip or elbow dysplasia, or old sports injuries, use hot lemon balm tea as a fomentation or hot compress.
Ginger also makes an excellent hot compress and is a great addition to a warm bath during our moon time.
Put a hot compress on it and try to get back to sleep.