The treatment belt of dog hair is used in the treatment of many diseases. Since ancient times, people have used the dog’s coat for knitting socks, mittens, belts, knee pads. This is an excellent protection of the spine in the lumbar region from drafts, cold winds, protecting the body from problems with joints and muscles. Healing warmth of dog hair stimulates blood flow to problem areas of the back and other parts of the body, has a micromassage effect.
The peoples of the North covered the cradles of dogs with children’s cradles, noting that the babies were warm and dry at the same time, and that it was completely harmless. Fishermen and hunters, truckers and travelers wear belts made of camel wool, top cover or down of dogs and sheep. The correct pattern will help those who wish to make a wool band with their own hands.
Healing properties of dog hair
The healing properties of the coat of various animals have long been used by people to prevent and treat many diseases. Today, medical corsets are made not only from the wool of dogs, but also from camel and sheep. But among the wool of various animals, the curative qualities of dog are most valued.
Dogs can withstand cold for a long time, even sleep in the snow, and their wool not only conducts heat excellently, but is also capable of maintaining its temperature level for a long time. For the manufacture of products from dog hair is taken as down combed out of the dog, and shears off her hair.
Wool or fluff dogs:
- perfectly keeps warm;
- It has an anti-inflammatory effect, so the dog belt for the back is used for colds, flu, acute respiratory infections;
- strengthens the general immunity of the body, protects against various allergens;
- helps to remove puffiness;
- possesses tonic and analgesic properties: the active substances that provide them are contained in the natural fat layer of the animal;
- accelerates recovery processes in the body;
- does not conduct electrical discharges;
- affects the skin of a person as a massage tool due to the stiffness of piercing wool.
Canine hair is unique in that it is hollow inside. Because of this, it perfectly retains heat. In addition, dog hairs are hygroscopic. They absorb moisture perfectly, without getting wet.
Dog hair is twice as light as camel or sheep, so its products weigh very little. Besides, the dog’s bandage is much more useful than the leather corset which is not passing air.
When wearing a belt made of dog hair
The warming belt from dog wool is shown for use in:
- catarrhal diseases;
- Do not lie;
- viral infections;
- kidney stones;
- diseases of the urinary system and genital organs in men and women;
- pinching nerve branches;
- intervertebral hernia;
- inflammations of the spine and paravertebral zone;
- joint pains;
- back injuries.
For the spine, a dog bandage is useful in that it relieves tension and muscle spasm, stimulates venous outflow of blood. Canine corset is a warm back support and secure lumbar fixation. No leather belt is able to protect the lower back so effectively. Tight leather bandage can not replace mustard plasters or heat compresses, and a belt made of animal hair makes it easy.
In addition, the dog belt for the spine is recommended to wear to people whose activities take place in conditions of constant drafts and hypothermia. It is purchased to protect the back athletes. The tingling effect of dog hair does not allow blood to stagnate in the pelvic organs. Therefore, the bandage of camel or dog hair is useful to those who are associated with sedentary work and lead a sedentary lifestyle.
The belt for the back of the dog’s coat is best worn directly on the naked body. Then its healing effect is much higher.
However, you can fasten the bandage and over the clothes. The warming effect of a dog bandage for the spine is used in order to lose weight.
In combination with active movement, the back fastened belt helps excretion of toxins from the body with sweat. It reduces fat in the waist and abdominal area.
How to make a bandage from dog hair
Today you can buy ready-made dog belts for the spine of various kinds. Some prefer to make their own woolen corset for the back. It is not much more difficult than stitching a leather bandage. There are several ways to make a belt of sheep, camel or dog hair at home.
Belt for the spine can be tied, knit or sew. To knit a bandage, you will need dog hair and a pattern of the desired size. Then you need to make knitting needles, an aqueous soap solution, some packaging film and wool. Dog wool must be pre-spun.
When knitting, purl and facial loops alternate in such a way that they go along the entire width of the product in a checkerboard pattern. The pre-made pattern will help to keep the necessary proportions of the product. The pattern is built on the basis of the measured waist circumference.
When the pattern is done, you need to immediately lay in it a few extra centimeters for fasteners. And in the process of knitting on one side, knit loops that will be thrown over buttons or hooks. After the knitted fabric is ready, hooks or buttons are sewn on the other side of it – as you like.
Wool bandage for the spine can be knit one of the many existing methods. In this case, a pattern will also be needed to adhere to the shape and size of the product.
To sew a bandage of dog hair, you must have basic sewing skills and an understanding of how the pattern is constructed. For the front side of the corset is used any dense matter. It is better to take for this denim or costume fabric. Fit and drape material. The seamy side of the belt will be more correctly made of soft flannel or thin coarse calico, since it will fit directly to the body.
A corset pattern is put on the smooth surface of the table, and two rectangles are cut out of it – from dense and thin fabric. This should take into account an additional two to three centimeters per fastener. Between the cloth rectangles, the animal’s fur is evenly placed. The product is held together with pins. Machine stitch is laid at the edges of the corset.
Sewn bandage fabric should be quilted with squares or rhombuses, sewed with Velcro fasteners and used for good health. The shelf life of such corsets is unlimited.