Ginger is grown as a root and is a flexible ingredient that can be consumed in drinks (tea, beer, ale) or in cooking. It can be used to make foods spicy and even as a food preservative. For over 2000 years, Chinese medicine has recommended the use of ginger to help cure and prevent several health problems.
Some of most prominent properties of ginger include migraine relief, soothing the stomach, muscles bath, cure cramps, improve metabolism, heal congestion problems, pain relief and anti cancer as well. This amazing ingredient can be a part of body wrap recipes.
If you suffer from colds and respiratory tract diseases, then this is the right remedy for you. It has high biological activity and the honey successfully removes the mucus present during coughing attacks. These wraps are perfect for children as well because they can neutralize the bad cough very quickly.
- Ginger juice
- Vegetable oil
- Band-aid adhesive tape
Mix the flour and the ginger juice with a small amount of honey so that the mixture does not stick to your hands. Afterwards, add some vegetable oil and roll it up in the flour once more. After these steps, put the mixture on a napkin and wrap the napkin in the gauze.
Attach the wrap on the chest or on the back, using the patch. After that, put pajamas on. Do not place the wrap onto the heart area but slightly above it. For children, the best time to put the compress is 2 or 3 hours before sleep. Bear in mind that children must not sleep with the wraps attached. On the other hand, adults can sleep through the night with the compress attached. For a more enhanced effect add a little bit of mustard powder.
Before the treatment, put some kind of cover onto the sheets since you will be sweating a lot. This compress is highly effective because it is rich in anti-inflammatory properties and warming effects. The first results are noticeable in the initial stage of the disease. Although your condition may get better after the first treatment with the compress, continue the procedure for several days in order for the treatment to be more successful.
Children younger than 6 months should not use these honey wraps. Also, if child has some skin injuries or diseases, you should not apply this wraps on his chest or back.