Aluminum foil can be used for many other things besides its regular use in the kitchen.
Many researches have affirmed that aluminum foil is good in the treatment of:
– muscle pain
– arm, leg, back, neck, and joint pain
ALUMINUM FOIL WRAPS AGAINST MUSCLE AND JOINT PAIN
Note: With this technique, you can soothe arms, legs, back and neck joint pain. What’s more, you can treat sciatica, rheumatoid joint inflammation, and heel pain.
To start with, you have to wrap the affected area on your body with aluminum foil and secure it with a bandage.
Note: Let it stay overnight.
Ensure you do this treatment for 10-12 days and after that take a one week break.
You should repeat the same treatment if you still feel pain.
ALUMINIUM FOIL FOR BURNS
Aluminum foil can reduce the agony brought on by burns which are a consequence of oil, steam, fire or hot water.
Put the affected area under running cold water.
If the skin is unharmed, you can dry it with a clean towel.
If the skin is harmed, you should retain the water from the injury with sterile gauze.
At that point, you should spread a thin layer of ointment, yet ensure that you have dried the area well so that the gauze won’t stick to the wound.
Cover the area with clean gauze.
If the burn isn’t open you can put aluminum foil over it. If the burn is open, first put a gauze and then put the aluminum foil. Set it with a bandage.
Don’t remove the foil until you notice the pain is gone.
FLU AND COLD TREATMENT
This foil treatment can help you get over a cold in a couple of days in a totally natural way.
Wrap your feet in five layers of foil and put cotton between each layer.
Leave it for an hour and remove it.
After two hours, do the same procedure.
Leave it for 60 minutes.
Take a break for two hours and do the same procedure.
Proceed with this treatment for seven days.
Which side of the foil is better?
Both sides of the aluminum foil can be used in various ways. For warming and keeping the warmth in the body part you are treating, the shiny side should be on the inside, on the skin. In the treatment for cooling and protection from heat, change the sides of the foil.
Many specialists agree that both sides are effective and there is no big difference in which side should be used.