The coughs and colds are minor illnesses, but still sometimes they can be quite irritating and may prevent you in performing the everyday tasks. For example, the coughing may lead to sleepless nights, but also may distract you.
Cough syrups are one of the options that will help you to get rid of the coughing, but certainly are not the ideal solution as the syrups are suppressing the pathway of signals in the brain that triggers severe coughing. In addition to that, most of the syrups that you can buy in pharmacies contain codeine and dextromethorphan, which are ingredients that very often cause side-effects such as drowsiness, headache and rapid heartbeat.
In this article we are going to present you natural solution that will not cause any side-effects. This remedy is called Honey wrap.
It is well known that the honey is a natural antibacterial ingredient that has the ability to expel mucus from the lungs. It also is great for treatment of a sore throat and clogged sinuses.
HERE IS THE RECIPE FOR THE HONEY WRAP:
– Raw, Organic Honey
– Coconut oil
– Adhesive Medical Tape
First of all mix 1 teaspoon of flour and small amount of honey. Next step is to add a little bit of warmed coconut oil and mix well again. Take napkin and put the resulted mixture on it and then attach the wrap on your chest by using an adhesive medical tape.
For adults it is advisable to keep the wrap overnight, but for children it is advisable to let the wrap to act no longer than 2-3 hours. You will experience significant improvement right after the first treatment, but it is recommended and it is completely safe to continue with this treatment until the cough is gone completely.