Cold and cough – we all know that these two are minor ailments, but if you don’t pay attention to them and don’t treat them on time, they can turn into an extremely irritating and dangerous disease. We can also say that dry cough is especially more annoying, because it makes you feel much worse and uncomfortable. And the worst thing about it is that you can’t concentrate on anything. These dry coughs are also very irritating and annoying for the people around you as well. And if it’s annoying and irritating during the day, we can easily say that it’s 3 times worse at night time. It’s completely different experience. The cough won’t let you sleep. And many different people around the world are always seeking for help in the pharmacies. They go and buy the first cough syrup they can get.
Cough syrups suppress the symptoms
Well, you should know that most of these cough syrups will just suppress the transmission of signals to the brain – that triggers coughing. Most of them contain these 2 ingredients: codeine and dextromethorphan. These two ingredients suppress the signals to the brain that triggers coughing and make you sleep. And these two ingredients can cause some side effects, such as: drowsiness, headaches and increase your heart rate.
What are honey wraps?
Honey – we can easily say that this super healthy and powerful ingredient is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It contains many different health properties, which can help you fight the common cold and flu, relieve chronic cough and help you with other health problems as well. If you use this honey wraps, you will alleviate the chronic cough and it will help you eliminate the mucus out of the lungs. You can use this treatment for bot kids and adults.
The honey wrap treatment.
- Band-Aid adhesive tape
- Olive Oil
This honey wrap treatment is very easy. You just have to get the ingredients mentioned above and follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to mix the flour with a small amount of honey. You will use this mixture for the compresses and you will know that it’s ready when it’s not sticking to your hands. Then, you need to add a little olive oil and then roll it in some flour again. Make sure you place this mixture on a napkin, and wrap in cheesecloth. Now, you need to attach it to the chest or back, using the plaster adhesive tape, and after that put on pajamas. That’s it.
Note: if you are using these honey wraps on children, then you should stick the wraps in your kids 3 hours before they go to sleep, and then remove them. But, if you use them to treat an adult person, then the honey wraps can be kept for the whole night. And you should have in mind to protect your sheets, because the person with these honey wraps will sweat a lot. If you don’t get the desired results from the first treatment, then you should use this treatment for the next few nights – until you get a complete cough relief. And you shouldn’t be worried about any side effects, because this remedy is all-natural and completely safe. You should be careful when you use these honey wraps and make sure your kids don’t have any skin problems or injuries.
We really hope you find this article helpful. If you are having some problems with the cold and the flu, then you should definitely try these homemade honey wraps. You will thank us for it. Share your thoughts in the comments section bellow. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family.