We treat the common cold (foot bath)!
That winter, feet and hands to keep warm, we all know from childhood, from childhood as we have seen signs of loyalty to “wet feet – to the common cold.” Omen – omen, and can prevent colds.
So, if you get your feet wet, then warm them will hot foot bath. You can warm the feet in hot water with mustard, if other than wet shoes and frozen feet, you are more worried about nothing.
And if you already feel a slight discomfort, dryness and discomfort in the nose and throat, feeling squeezed and broken, it means that the virus is activated. You can stop it by taking a warm foot bath with salt and herbs, gently warming the frozen and stuck to the foot, washed from their fatigue. Soak your feet in the bath for 15-20 minutes and then rub his feet dry, wear wool socks and go to bed under a warm blanket.
Options for warming foot bath of the day might be:
- The hot foot bath with mustard, Fill a deep bowl or bucket with hot water (temperature 40-42 degrees), to enhance the effect dissolve it 1-2 tablespoons dry mustard, sit comfortably, relax, lowering his legs into the tub. As you pour the hot water cools. Learn more about corner hot tubs!
- Warm salt foot bath is prepared as hot, but the water temperature is a little less – 37-38 degrees, and it should dissolve the full tablespoon of table salt or sea. At the end of the procedure Pour warm feet
water, dry them, put on socks and go to bed.
- Foot Bath with herbs: mix equal parts of chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves, nettle and sage. 4-5 tablespoons of the collection with a slide pour a liter of boiling water, cover and place on low flame for 20-30 minutes. Infusion of strain, squeeze and pour into a bowl or bucket, diluted with warm water to 37-39 degrees. By the same recipe can make a decoction of hay dust.
If the legs do not just wet, but still very cold, then warm them help foot massage: Sit in a pose of “lotus”, pulled up to my foot and rub it well, using different techniques: fingertips, hand edge of the “knuckles” brush , folded into a fist. Alternating between stroking and rubbing, foot massage, and then the back surface of the foot, that she blushed and warmed. Do the same on the other foot massages.
A hot bath for the hands, causing a reflex blood flow to the feet of frozen, it can replace the foot, if, say, feet wet on the way to work, where they float uncomfortable.
All that is needed for the procedure – the hot water tap and about 20 minutes of free time. Just substitute the hand to the elbow under the stream (and a better house in the lower basin). Initial water temperature – 38-39 degrees (nice warm) and then for 10 minutes, gradually increase it to 42-43 (hot) and hold at this level for another 5-7 minutes. Wipe dry with your hands and put on a wool sweater with long sleeves.
Be sure to make the night a hot bath for the hands, if wet, cold and windy day you walked down the street without gloves. After the procedure, wear warm pajamas and on his hands – warm gloves or mittens, and at least an hour soak in such equipment under a woolen blanket.