We all know the amazing health benefits of the honey, so it is not surprise to find out that it can cure strong cough, especially in children. This natural remedy is magnificent when treating diseases of the respiratory tract.
Due to it’s high biological activity, honey has ability to discard mucus, which occurs along with strong cough. Honey wraps have the power to eliminate coughing attacks in just one night.
As we know the long and boring colds and coughs can affect both children and adults, therefore these honey wraps are recommended for adults too. The best thing about honey wraps is that – this is the fastest way to heal colds and coughs, which are more frequent in winter for both – children and adults.
- Vegetable oil
- Band- Aid adhesive tape
First of all for the compress, mix a small amount of honey with the flour. It is finished when you get a mixture that does not stick to your hands.
Next step is to add some vegetable oil and then again roll it in some flour. Now that the mixture is ready, put it on a napkin and wrap the napkin in a cheesecloth.
The wrap needs to be placed onto your chest or your back. For this step you will need the plaster adhesive tape.
Just remember not to attach the wrap all the way to the area of the heart. Put it slightly above it. Best time for this compress is bedtime. Prepare your kid for sleeping and leave these wraps to stay like that for about 2-3 hours (for adults best time is to keep it the whole night). Your sheets might get wet, because of the point that you or your kid will be sweating a lot, so you might want to put some protection on the sheets.
Honey wraps, by containing anti-inflammatory activity and warming effect will help you to notice improvements since the initial stage of the disease. You will notice a significant relief at the very first day, but to boost your immune system against coughing attack, repeat the procedure several days in a row.
Note – When honey wraps can be used
Honey wraps as a natural remedy are very beneficial for treating strong coughs. As for the age limit, children must be older than 6 months and they mustn’t have any skin diseases and injures.