Useful and medicinal properties of kerosene
Mar 20, 2018
Kerosene is a product of oil refining, obtained as a result of its purification from various impurities.
Healing properties of kerosene are reported in the irritants, disinfectants and other biologically active substances contained therein.
Kerosene, destroying pathogenic microbes and fungi, does not adversely affect the normal microflora of the body. It increases the body's defenses, has an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect.
The use of naphthalan increases the overall reactivity of the body and metabolism. It also stimulates the regeneration processes and improves the trophic.
Traditionally, lighting kerosene is used, which was poured into the lamps before the appearance of electricity. Later appeared cleaner - aviation kerosene. It can be used only in the summer, since in the winter additives are added to it, which prevent freezing.
Before use, kerosene must be cleaned. For this, 1 liter of kerosene and 1 liter of boiling water are poured into a 3-liter jar, the mixture is shaken and allowed to settle. Then, using a hose, the water is pumped out and the dirt from the separation layer is drained off.
To destroy or weaken the specific odor of kerosene, it is sufficient to filter it through sand or activated charcoal.
Kerosene-based medicines are taken in a calm state, sitting or lying down and only on an empty stomach. It is widely used kerosene for the prevention of diseases and general strengthening of the body in the form of an extract on several drops on a piece of sugar or in sweet tea. At the same time, daily intake of vegetable and fruit juices, as well as honey, milk and fish oil is recommended. This course lasts about 1 month. In addition to oral administration, kerosene is also used externally in the form of tinctures, ointments and compresses. In case of external application, a sample is preliminarily made in order to exclude the possibility of an allergic reaction.
In the presence of skin defects, kerosene preparations can not be used.
For rheumatism, kerosene compresses are used. A napkin made of soft( better woolen) cloth is moistened in kerosene and applied to a sore spot, which is then wrapped in a thick cloth.
In cases of arthritis, myositis, gout, salt deposition, kerosene is often used for rubbing sick places in the form of various ointments( mixed with vegetable oils, soda, soap, etc.).
For colds, bronchitis and acute respiratory infections, a tincture of kerosene with red pepper is rubbed into the chest and back, calves and soles of the feet with a cotton swab. Then the patient is put in a warm bed and wrapped up for warmth and sweating. In addition, take a glass of warm milk with 2-3 drops of kerosene added to it.
With a cold, the soles of the feet are smeared with kerosene for the night and put a cloth on them, also moistened in kerosene. Then on the feet put on cellophane bags, and on top - warm socks.
When osteochondrosis, kerosene is used in combination with other components in applications( for example, kerosene soap, kerosene-honey, etc.).
List of ways to use kerosene is huge. However, before using it, do not forget to consult your doctor.