Cough is not deadly, but it may lead to serious health complications. You are unable to sleep, breathe or do your regular activities. Unfortunately, children are often affected by this ailment as their immune system is not that strong. Coughing is unpleasant and uncomfortable.
Parents usually take their kids to the doctor, and they are usually given cough syrup. Well, this syrup contains codeine and dextromethorpham. These ingredients cause migraine, insomnia, headaches and other side effect.
Here comes the best part. You can use natural remedies to soothe your cough. In this article we give you an excellent method, and it uses ginger.
The spicy root has always been used in cooking, and some like to add it to drinks, beer and tea. Ginger is a common remedy in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. It can prevent numerous ailments, stimulate metabolism, relieve pain, prevent cancer, relieve congestion, soothe cramps and upset stomach, etc.
To make this wrap you will need:
- 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced (or ginger powder)
- Raw honey
- Olive oil
- Napkins adhesive tape
How to use it
First, add some honey to your flour and stir well. Add in the olive oil and ginger, and stir again.
Transfer the mixture onto a napkin, and cover with a gauze. Place the wrap on your chest, and secure with an adhesive tape.
If you are using this wrap on your child, let it work for at least three hours. Adults can keep it on their chest overnight. Ginger wraps make you sweat, and has no side effects. However, keep in mind that children have sensitive skin.
Source: Healthy Food House