This natural cure is absolutely efficient! Do you believe that honey wraps can cure common colds in just 1 day!
In the past honey was used to treat common ailments including ulcers, gastric discomforts, skin wounds, and burns.
Nowadays, especially in Canada and UK, honey is often recommended by the doctors as a treatment for coughs and sore throats. This treatment is included for children over 1-year-old. Do you know that homemade remedy of honey and lemon juice taken orally is deemed as effective as dextromethorphan and, even more, effective than diphenhydramine.
The winter always arrives together with coughs and congestion. The medicaments that we use during the flu only mask the symptoms. They cannot do much to heal the problem. Luckily, honey is safe to take orally for those over 1 year of age and safe for topical use for those over 6 months of age.
DIY Honey Wrap Home Remedy
- Organic Pure Honey (Try to find local honey.)
- Coconut Flour
- Gently Melted, Organic Coconut Oil
- Gauze, Napkin, Paper Towel, or Handkerchief
- Adhesive Medical Tape
First, mix the flour with a small amount of honey, so that you get a mixture for the compress, which should not stick to your hands by the way.
Then add a small portion of olive oil, and roll it in some flour again. You need to place the mixture on a napkin, and wrap in a sterile cheesecloth.
Place the gauze onto the center of the patient’s chest, just below the throat and secure into place with the medical tape. Cover the patch with clothing (shirt or pajamas).
Note: If you used this cure for treating children’s complaints, stick the wraps on them for about 2-3 hours before going to bed.
For adults, the wrap can be kept overnight. You can enhance the effectiveness of the patch by adding mustard powder to the original paste.
If you are sweating during the treatment it is normal because honey has a warming effect.
Significant relief should be experienced after the first treatment, but it is perfectly safe to continue this treatment as necessary.
This remedy is made up of all-natural ingredients, so there are no side effects. The only care that must be taken when using with children is to make sure that they do not have any skin ailments or injury because an allergic reaction in children can be severe. To test for a reaction, apply a small amount of the paste on the arm of the patient and watch for swelling or redness. If swelling or redness occur, you cannot used this treatment for that person.