The essence of this treatment of the cough is a natural method, which has always been used to treat diseases of the respiratory tract,

Honey has a high biological activity, and with the help of the coating can extrude mucus (phlegm) which is accompanied by severe coughing fits.oblogCompress with honey is an excellent tool that eliminates bad cough, literally for one night. It is recommended for both children and adults.

Honey compress – recipe


Very small amounts are required…

  • honey
  • flour
  • vegetable oil
  • cheesecloth
  • napkin
  • Band-Aid adhesive tape


Mix the flour with a small amount of honey, so you get a mixture which should not stick to hands.

Add a little vegetable oil and then wrap coat in flour.

Place the mixture on a napkin (Figure 3) and wrap in cheesecloth.

Apply on the chest or back, using the plaster adhesive tape (such as the cover image).

After, take on pajamas.

Be careful not to not to put the compress to the area of the heart, but some content coating is slightly above as the figure as at the front (or back on), and apply it as you want.

Leave the compress on your child for 2-3 hours, it is best when sleeping, adults can keep it the whole night.

For adults, you can add a little mustard powder since the enhanced effect.

During this time it happens to actively sweating, it is possible that the bedding gets wet.

Such honey compresses have good anti-inflammatory activity and a slight warming effect. Visible positive results will appear in the initial stages of the disease, which resolves without complications.

The treatment can be repeated several days in a row.

When you should use honey compress?

When coughing, honey wraps can be used in children older than 6 months. The child must not have skin diseases and injuries of the skin.

Note that the child has an allergy to bee products. You can check by putting a smaller amount of honey on the child’s body. If redness or swelling, it means that there is an allergic reaction, in this case, honey compresses should not be used. It is also advised if the temperature is higher than the 37 degrees.