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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Natural Medicine.



(Image from: proclaimm.com)

For this badge bit, you will create a ginger root poultice (fresh or frozen):
- Make a journal page about a recipe for ginger root poultice along with dosage information.
- Make ginger root poultice, with pictures of it being made, and of it being finished.

Optional:
- Make a journal page about the uses and attributes and how to ID and how to grow ginger root. Add it to the herb section.

Here are some links and videos to guide you in researching ginger root and in creating your poultice:
https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Poultice
https://theherbalacademy.com/how-to-make-a-poultice-with-herbs/
http://www.healing-from-home-remedies.com/make-a-poultice.html
https://www.proclaimm.com/ginger-poultice/







To document this BB, post pictures or a 2-minute video depicting the following:
Your journal page about your recipe and dosage information for ginger root poultice.
Your ginger root (they can be harvested or store-bought if you live somewhere that does not grow ginger)
Your poultice in mid-preparation
Your completed poultice

Optional:
Your journal page about the attributes of ginger root
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Ginger root poultice
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Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

I certify this BB complete!

 
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This was good timing for me because I just tried out a rusty, dull thresher on my overgrown lawn in 100 degree heat.  I can't bend now.

So I made this ginger poultice and used it on my back, and I do actually think it helped.







At this point I got impatient and minced the ginger my way, which is with a knife.





This is the very same poultice I put on my back 30 seconds after this picture was taken.  

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I hereby certify this BB complete!

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