The Many Faces of Aluminum

For years, aluminum foil has graced kitchens and been used to wrap up leftovers or produce roasts that are succulent and lusciously cooked. However, new uses of aluminum are now being discovered and they include how this amazing metal is being used in scientific research and furthering it. Another amazing use of aluminum in its foil form is that it can be used to treat diseases!

A Unique Use of Aluminum

We kid you not; if pain has taken permanent residence in your back, neck, knees, shoulders, and even heels, what you need is Dr. Aluminum to make it go away. How can you achieve this pain free state of existence you ask? By simply wrapping the aching area in aluminum foil tightly and then waiting for the magic to happen. After a while, your pain will disappear.

Has Anybody Used This Method Before?

Actually, yes they have! While we might be discovering this unique use just now, Russian and Chinese and Russian medicine practitioners have been using it for a long time. The use of this method has also been found as a part of the psychotherapist Wilhelm Reich’s work. Reich had been taught his craft by Freud.

What Kinds of Aches does it treat?

This treatment has used for various types of aches that include but are in no way limited to the following:

  • Cervical Osteochondrosis or neck pain
  • Pain in the limbs
  • Sciatica
  • Rheuma Arthritis
  • Jogger’s heel
  • Back pain

How Often Do I Need To Do This?

The implementation of foil therapy over a period of 10-12 days is recommended. During that time, you will need to keep the painful spot wrapped all day.

Another Unique Use of Aluminum

Surgeries often leave people with scars that are disfiguring. Postoperative scarring is another thing that you can cure with the help of aluminum. Wrap aluminum foil on the area where the surgical incision has left its mark.

Yet another Unique Use of Aluminum

Aluminum foil has also been used to treat the common cold successfully due to its powerful anti-inflammatory effect.

For this foil treatment, you will require a few layers of foil (about 5-7). Use them to wrap your feet with a piece of paper or cotton cloth in between every layer. Let it stay that way for an hour. Now, remove the compress but put it back for another hour after two hours. Do this once more’ repeat the treatment for a week to get rid of your cold.

Aluminum is not only useful in treatments of diseases; it is also the ideal material for patio furniture. For more information on how to choose the right patio furniture and take care of it, read our blog post on the subject. Symintec, we bridge the gap between you and success with qualit