Mustard wrappings for weight loss: advantage or harm?

Mustard wrappings for weight loss: advantage or harm?

It is considered that house wrappings with addition of mustard help to cope with cellulitis and reduce volumes of problem zones. Whether so it actually? Whether such wrappings can do harm to health?

Essence of mustard wrappings

The procedure is carried out as follows - mix is cooked from mustard and some other ingredients, it is applied on problem zone (for example, on stomach or hips), and from above the body is wound with food wrap. For greater effect still it is possible to be covered with warm blanket. Procedure duration - 20-30 minutes. During this time usually there is rather expressed feeling of burning - it is considered that thus fat-burning properties of mustard ""work"".  

Actually, of course, no combustion of fats happens, but finally the cosmetic effect of mustard wrappings nevertheless is - centimeters due to liquid loss leave, and cellulitis becomes less noticeable.

Types of mustard wrappings

Usually mustard for wrappings is mixed with honey, for example: 2 tablespoons of dry mustard in powder dilute with warm water, add 2 tablespoons of honey and olive oil to consistence of gruel.

There is still such recipe: mix 2 tablespoons of dry mustard, 2 h spoon of sugar, 1/2 h spoon of salt, juice 1/2 of lemon also is added by waters to consistence of sour cream. Mix is closed and left for day, then add 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of powdered milk.

Other option of mustard wrapping - with clay addition. Here recipe absolutely simple: to mix 1 h spoon of dry mustard and 2 tablespoons of blue clay.

Dangerous consequences of mustard wrappings

All pluses of mustard wrappings are crossed out at all by one serious minus - this procedure is unsafe for health. Not only that there is high probability to get extensive burn of skin, also mustard wrappings on area of stomach can cause uterine bleedings, and wrappings on any other areas - to lead to heatstroke and sharp slowdown of blood pressure. The procedure is contraindicated at diseases of heart and gynecologic problems.

By the way, not less effective, but much safer option is thalassotherapy (wrappings by seaweed and therapeutic mud). And in general, the healthy nutrition best of all solves problem of big volumes.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team