Ginger-Honey Wrap To Get Rid Of Bad Cough And Mucus

One common problem that arrives with winter is congestion and strong cough. Cough not only makes you uneasy, but it also drains your energy making you tired and exhausted. However, the body tries to get rid of the accumulated mucus from the lungs by coughing. Cough is usually harmless, but it can be very bothersome to sneeze and cough all the time and it also makes people around us uncomfortable as well!

Ginger-honey wraps for cough

Ginger-Honey Wrap

Ginger honey wrap for mucusGinger contains twelve antiviral substances. It has been used for thousand of years to treat persistent cough. From ginger tea to crushed ginger, ginger works wonders in treating coughs and eliminating mucous out of the body. Honey, on the other hand helps to soothe a sore throat naturally and relieves the irritation. So their combination makes the strong cough disappear completely while giving you immediate relieve.

 

How to Make Ginger-Honey Wrap

In order to make a ginger-honey wrap, you just need things that might already be at your home. It is super fast and easy to make these wraps.

Things you need

  • Crushed ginger – 1 teaspoon
  • Honey – 2 teaspoons
  • Flour – 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Olive oil – half teaspoon
  • Bandage
  • Plastic gauze
  • Napkin

Directions

  1. To start off with, wash your hands and dry them completely.  Now mix honey and the flour into a paste. Note that the paste should not stick to your hands. If the mixture is sticking to your hands or to your fingers, add some more flour.
  2. Now add the olive oil and fresh ginger juice and re-roll this mixture in honey and flour paste.
  3. Then put the paste on a napkin and wrap it with the help of a gauze.
  4. Now attach it to the chest or at the back, using the bandage, and after that put on the shirt or pajamas and go to sleep.
  5. If the wrap is for children, then apply it 2-3 hours prior to going to bed. And make sure you remove it when it is time for the child to go to bed.
  6. Adults can wear the patch overnight but note that there will be a lot of sweating as honey has a warming effect.
Caution

Ginger-honey wrap for coughBefore using it, you should always check for sensitivity to the ingredients which are used in this recipe. Especially in children, an allergic reaction can be very severe. So it is always important to test for a reaction. And you can do this by applying a small amount of the paste on the arm of the patient. If there is swelling or redness, you ca not do this treatment on the person.

 

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