Persistent coughs and sneezing can be extremely unpleasant and difficult, and if they affect small children, they are even worse. Small children have a weak immunity and are thus prone to such issues since their bodies cannot fight the virus.
Doctors often prescribe cough syrups to treat the discomfort, but the prolonged use of many pharmaceutical solutions can cause side effects and severe complications, such as rapid heart rate, headaches, migraines, and drowsiness.
Moreover, the two main ingredients in regular cough syrup are codeine and dextromethorphan!
On the other hand, natural remedies, such as ginger, and honey, are potent and safe solutions that quickly eliminate a stubborn cough, without causing any side-effects, and due to their beneficial capacity, they have been used for millennia.
The following ginger and honey wrap is certainly one of the most powerful natural remedies you can use:
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger or ginger powder
- Raw natural honey
- olive oil
You should add the flour to the honey and stir well until you get a homogeneous mixture. Then, drizzle in the olive oil, and add the ginger. Stir again and pour the mixture on a napkin. Next, wrap the gauze around it, apply it on the back or chest, and secure with adhesive tape.
In the case of a child, the wrap should be left for 3 hours, and for adults, it should be left to act until the next morning.
A mother of a small child, Rachel Lim, reported her own experience with this remedy. She even used tin foil, replaced olive with coconut oil, and added ginger juice. She applied it on her baby, that coughed all night long, and after 4 hours, she says that the wrap delivered miraculous effects!
The baby stopped crying, the nasal congestion and the phlegm were gone, and the cough was relieved. Why don’t you try it and enjoy its beneficial effects as well?