External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing

Farmer's Cheese (Quark)

Synonyms
Quark/Massa lac bovinae ferment. et inspiss
curds; curd cheese; quark; cottage cheese, cream cheese
Composition
Protein, fat (lowfat up to 10%), lactose, lactic acid

Guiding principle

Farmer's cheese forms in curdled milk when the whey has separated from the increasingly firm curds. This process continues when farmer's cheese is applied to the skin. The effect will differ depending on whether the farmer's cheese is applied cool or at room temperature.

Indications and application

Activated arthrosis

Bursitis

Haematoma

Hardening of breast tissue during nursing and breast engorgement

Hot, moist pneumonias

Lymph stasis after gland removal

Lymphoedema

Mastitis

Phlebitis

Rheumatic complaints (acute)

Sore throat

Swollen cheek after a pulled tooth