ALLEVIATE FRESH BURNS
Did you know you can use aluminum foil to treat fresh burns? The University of Wisconsin even advises their trauma doctors to dress fresh burns with aluminum foil! This method gives excellent results so remember what you need to do next time you burn yourself. First wash the burned area with some cold water and dry it with a soft cloth. Apply a thin layer of burn ointment and cover it with some sterile gauze. Then wrap the gauze with aluminum foil and secure everything in place with a bandage. Leave it wrapped until you feel the pain disappearing.
PHANTOM PAINS, BE GONE
If you’ve recently undergone an amputation surgery or are experience phantom pains that you just can’t explain, aluminum foil may be the key to your problems! You can alleviate these unexplained pains by wrapping some aluminum foil around the affected limb. Secure it with a medical bandage and as soon as you notice the pain is gone, you can remove the foil.
Get Rid of a Pesky Cold
If you’ve gotten a bit under the weather you should know that you can get better without resorting to antibiotics. Aluminum foil can help you get rid of that annoying cold really simple. Just wrap your feet in 5-7 layers of foil and leave them wrapped for an hour. Remove the foil and let your feet breathe for an hour or two and repeat the process. Repeat it once more and do this every day for a week. You should feel much better afterwards.
You can also use aluminum foil to create gorgeous curls and we’ll show you how in this amazing video below: