This amazing and natural cure is used for treating colds and respiratory tract diseases.
Honey has high biological activity, and together with the coating can discard mucus present in severe attacks of coughing.
The honey wraps can get rid of bad coughs in just one night. They are recommended for both, children and adults.
- vegetable oil
- Band-Aid adhesive tape
Mix the flour with little honey to get a mixture that will not stick to your hands. This mixture will be used for the compress.
Add vegetable oil to the mixture, and then add some flour once more. Once the mixture is done, place it on a napkin, and wrap the napkin in a cheesecloth.
Attach the wrap onto your back or chest using plaster adhesive tape, and then put on your pajamas.
Do not place the wrap in the heart area, but slightly above it.
As to children, the best time for the compress is right before bedtime. Allow it to stay in that position for 2-3 hours.
Adults on the other hand, can have the compress on for the entire night, and they can even add a little mustard powder.
You should put some protection on your sheets, since at this point you will be sweating a lot.
These honey wraps are excellent since they have slight warming effect and contain good anti-inflammatory properties. The results follow almost immediately. You will be able to feel the positive benefits even in the initial stage of the disease, without any complications.
After the first compress you will be able to feel significant relief, but for a complete treatment you should repeat it couple of days in a row.
When to use honey wraps:
They are mainly used for treating coughs, and in children older than 6 months. Children mustn’t have any skin injury or skin diseases.