Common and persistent cold is very unpleasent and discomofrting because it prevents people to focus and deal with their daily activities. Moreover, it also can be a great put-off for those around you at the time.
This health condition can prevent you from get a good night sleep, and it is even more prominent in kids since their immunity is not strong enough to effectively combat the virus that causes common cold.
When people find themselves in this situation, they tend to reach for conventional medications such as cough syrup in order to ease the discomfort. However, in most of the cases, these medications cause side-effects and if they are prolonged, can cause more harm than anticipated.
Here are some of the side-effects these cought syrup include: drowsiness, migraines, headaches and an increased heart rate.
You probably didn’t know, but these conventional syrups contain 2 main ingredients called codeine and dextromethorphan.
Instead of using conventional medications try some natural ingredients like raw natural honey which is considered as very potent natural remedy.
You can make a honey wrap used in treating coughs in the following way;
- Raw natural honey
- Olive oil
- Adhesive tape
- Make a combination of flour and honey.
- After that, add some olive oil to the mix and add some more flour.
- Next, out the mixture on a napkin and wrap it using a gauze.
- Attach the wrap on your back or chest with an ahesive tape.
If you use this wrap on kids, make sure to leave it on them for 3 hours prior to bedtime.
On the other hand, when it comes to adults, they need to keep the wrap on overnight. They should know that the wrap will make them perspire a lot.
This natural wrap does not have side-effects, but still be cautious when you treat children in order to prevent skin injuries.
The Rachel Lim story
Rachel Lim used silver foil wrap for her child and she had a great success.
Instead of olive oil she used coconut oil and she added ginger juice to the mixture of honey and flour.
As she said in he post on Facebook, her baby would start coughing about 2,3 hours after he had slept. She said she put the wrap on her child and she left it on her child for 4 hours.
During that time, Lim claims that her baby had stopped crying and whining and there was no phlegm or basal congestion. As a result of this wrap, her baby had been relieved from the apparent discomfort.
For centuries know, people have been using ginger a honey as a medicine due to their medicinal properties. Now when you know about this natural and effective wrap, you can help yourself and your family as well.