Want to learn natural and holistic ways of caring for yourself and family?
Connect with me
Tag Archives: wet sock
My little one has been running the sniffles for the better part of two weeks now (in addition to her one-day bout of vomiting). I thought to myself, “Shame on me! I’m a holistic Mama who knows all these remedies for congestion and immune system support, but don’t practice what I preach on my own child.” Why haven’t I done anything? Well, primarily because I wasn’t sure that my toddler would be willing to undergo the 3 main congestion-clearing and immune-supporting methods that I know of – the wet sock treatment, Elderberry syrup, and essential oil steam inhalations. But you … Continue reading
A couple years ago, I learned about the Wet Sock Treatment for head/sinus/any kind of congestion. Like many natural home remedies, the wet sock treatment sounds kind of weird and simplistic and even far-fetched. And like many others reading this post, I was also a skeptic when I first heard about it. But when my husband came down with a head cold shortly after, I whipped out this snippet of knowledge from somewhere in the recesses of my brain and tried the wet sock treatment on him…and it worked. Crazy. Except that it’s not so crazy. Let me explain. First … Continue reading