Cold Rubbing Sitz


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

12-18°C 3-4min. Cool head first, simultaneous Hot Foot Bath,

  • Constant rubbing of hips, back and thighs, patient rubs abdomen and thighs
  • Finish with Scotch Douche or Cold Douche to hips and legs


Day one 28°C 6-8min, lower each day by 2°C in patients who do not tolerate cold

Revulsives in

Pelvic Atony or Weak Abdominal Muscles in

Fluxion in

Cerebral Anaemia and Cerebral Irritability in


Precede with Very Hot Sitz 10-15min, Cold Rubbing Sitz 30-60sec, in:



from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Intense stimulation of pelvic circulation and muscles of bowels, bladder or uterus.

2-4min, 13-18°C with vigorous friction