Many birth practices have existed since ancient times regarding cleansing and rubbing a newborn following birth. Soranus of Ephesus, a first century Greek physician published a text entitled "On Midwifery and the Diseases of Women" in ad 100. In this text he recommends that the midwife sprinkle the infant with a fine or powdery salt, or natron (Natron is similar to baking soda). Salt or natron were used as mild astringents to absorb any remaining amniotic fluid, vernix, and placenta on the newborn's skin and to make the skin less prone to develop rashes. Soranus adds, however, that the salt should be mixed with honey, olive oil, or the juice of barley, fenugreek, or mallow so the granules are less likely to abrade the baby's delicate skin. His recommendation is also to wash off this mixture with water and repeat the process a second time.
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Postnatal procedures, most often performed by midwives, are mentioned at Ezekiel 16:4. The umbilical cord was cut and the baby was washed, rubbed with salt, and then wrapped in swaddling bands. The use of salt may have been to dry the skin and make it firm and tight.
As an old tradition or mabe myth, we rub babies with salt so when they grow up, they won't have a bad scent, from feet scent to sweat scent, no bad scent at all
The best recipe is always a basic dry rub. If a salt, pepper, and teriyaki spice dry rub isn't your thing, search for some dry rub recipes on the web. You'll thank me.
They rub against rocks thus creating salt.
for meat they would salt cure it.....basically just rub salt on it
It is highly advisable not to rub salt on your cat. Firstly, salt alone will not kill a flea and secondly, the salt will likely irritate the cat's skin and will likely cause discomfort. If your cat has fleas, it is advisable to talk to your vet about effective and safe flea treatments.
Rubbing is pretty much what it sounds like. You are going to take your hands and rub the spice mixture into the meat. The rub mix is going to be a mixture of salt, sugar and spices.
the benefits of eating salt is that the calcium that is in then is good for the males genitals and if you get stun by a bee this is good to rub on it.
It will burn ur hand
Club soda with a little salt dab it not rub
Use a baby wipe and rub vigorously
The parent's will rub of their smell by urinating and wiping the toilet roll onto the baby.
you have to put tomato juice and then you rub it with some limonand salt
yup i rub it all over my face and my nipples
I also have flea bites, to make them stop itching you can rub the area with water and then apply soap to it. Afterwards remember to wash the whole entire area that you applied soap with. If you don't the skin will dry. Another way is the rub the area with water and rub salt into it. Just rub it around the area or bite. Or you can just get a bowl of water and put a lot of salt in it, mix it around, then dab a cotton ball, paper towel, etc. into it, then rub into bite.
After you rub the lotion on, you should immediately wash your hands with soap and water, then wipe with a baby wipe. For some reason your hands and feet tend to show more color.
A dog would rub its face in the snow for a few different reasons. One common reason would be because it is curious about what it is and how it feels.
The same reason any man masturbates
rub a cut in half potato on it with baby oil on the potato
Yes, rubbing your stomach will not hurt your baby.
i think its not accurate because i dont think that stick thing that they rub on ur stomache with can tell how long the baby is or how big the baby is
The penny gets cleaner.
maybe rub his shoulders and then kiss his neck and his chest and then put on some jazz music and rub him and slowly undress him letting him not know what is going on. you remove his pants and rub his penis and the put your mouth on it and move it until he says, "Oh, AH, Uh, Um, Yes baby right there, YES SUCK IT BABY YES"
Lay your baby on the changing table or a bed. Gently lift up his legs and rub the cream on his bottom where he needs it.