Curtains especially the blackout type can bring a lot of benefits not only to your home but to your health as well. As a covering for windows, curtains can give you protection from the harsh effects of ultraviolet rays and draft during winter months.
Patients who are under natural home remedies can feel the positive effects of curtains in so many ways. Take for instance, bedridden patients who cannot stand alone and take some fresh air outside, can enjoy the breeze, even if the windows are covered with translucent sheer curtains.
Patients who are treated with chemotherapy are easily exposed to contaminants and pollutants, should be isolated from people with contagious diseases as they are vulnerable to infection. Their windows should be covered with sheer or lace curtains so they can still get fresh air and Vitamin D in the morning without really exposed to germs and bacteria.
Cure a fever at home is less expensive if you know the basic home remedy, especially for kids who easily get sick. Let them drink a lot of water and fruit juices to remove the heat from their body. Don’t let them sleep all day long if they have a high fever since the high temperature can cause blindness.
Always monitor their temperature hourly and give them paracetamol if their fever reaches above the normal range between 36.5 to 37.5 degrees centigrade or Fahrenheit scale, between 97.7 to 99.5 degrees. Make sure that the patient’s room is sanitized by having a daily floor mopping. Change the bedding if they are soaked with urine and mucus.
Give them sponge bath every day and allow them to have sun exposure at least one hour early in the morning. Don’t forget to shop for curtains to make their room an ideal place to stay while recuperating from their sickness. There are many types of curtains available online, just take your time to browse them and get some discounts.