This super-simple remedy is probably one of the most efficient folk methods for treating colds, flu, cough, and many other ailments.It is surprisingly simple method and very effective. It also requires minimal skills to perform or use.
All you need to do is to soak a piece of cotton wool in alcohol of about 50% concentration. Squeeze out any excess alcohol from the cotton wool and place it on your belly button. Cover the cotton wool with a plastic bag, tape, bandage or even a cloth to keep it in place.
This ancient treatment has proven to be very beneficial. Not only does it help alleviate pain, but it also relaxes the muscles of the body. It is a great way to distress after a long day as it eases up your muscles allowing you to rest peacefully.
The treatment is especially valued for its ability to deal with some of the most common illnesses we have today. The common cold, flu, soreness of the muscles and even inflammation of muscles are only but a few of the illnesses this remedy can treat.
It is far better than the conventional drugs that a doctor would prescribe you. For the same reason, it is a great remedy for parents with young children that have a tendency to fall sick. This remedy keeps your child from overexposure to a variety of conventional medicine that may be hazardous to their system in the long run.
Use the same method to relieve menstrual pain. Just lie down and gently press the cotton with your hands.
To relieve stomach ache or prevent travel sickness use the same method, but this time sprinkle some salt on the cotton as well and place it on your navel.
Therefore, feel free to share this interesting remedy from folk medicine with all your friends and family, and spare them the expense of conventional off-the-counter pain medication. Next time, instead of drowning your sorrows in alcohol, try to drown your pain.