Onomatopoeia baf derived in the term mist , which is used to name the steam emanated from a body in certain contexts. For example: "The young man tried to observe his father through the fog, but visibility was poor", "What is that stinking mist that stinks the whole house?", “I will try to remove the fog from the windshield”.
In colloquial language, the concept usually used with reference to a unpleasant smell : "Go take a shower! When you entered the room, I could feel the fog ”, "I suggest you clean the bathroom: there is a lot of fog in the environment", "The woman lit an incense to counteract the mist that came through the window".
The idea of fog is also used with respect to steam from Water : "While taking a shower with hot water, the fog was impregnated in the mirror", “When I woke up, I noticed that the fog covered the car's glass”, "Please, open the window a little so that the fog is gone".
It is called fog, on the other hand, healing method which involves inhaling vapors with certain substances to relieve some discomfort. Fumes are usually performed when a person the nose is congested by mucus: by breathing through the nose, the vapors enter the nostrils and contribute to dissolve the obstructions.
This water vapor inhalation technique can also be used to soften, moisten and undo the mucus of the bronchi, throat and even the inner ear. One of the advantages of the vapors is that it is one of the easiest home remedies to make and apply: the only absolutely necessary ingredient is water, but if we want to enhance the effects We can add a bunch of leaves of some medicinal plant, such as thyme, eucalyptus, chamomile, oregano, pine, rosemary or tea.
It should be mentioned that even doctors usually indicate the performance of vapors to complement treatments against certain diseases, such as bronchitis, flu or cold. The first thing we should do is fill a pot with water and leave it on the fire until it boils.
Meanwhile, it is a good time to prepare the leaves we have achieved; if we mix more than one medicinal plant , we may get better results. Once the water begins to boil, we must turn off the heat and remove the pot, to place it in a place where we can make inhalations comfortably. Then, we put the leaves in the water and cover the mixture.
He process Of the fumes it is quite simple: we just have to sit in front of the pot, and lean so that the face is just above it for several seconds to inhale the steam, and then rest to start again. On the other hand, to achieve the desired effect, it is advisable to place a towel on the head, which also covers the pot, so that we don't let the steam escape .
While we are doing the fumes it is recommended to discover the pot gradually, moving the lid slightly so that the steam comes out with the highest possible concentration. Only when the temperature from the water has decreased to the point of emitting very little steam it will be necessary to uncover the pot completely, and this usually occurs within twenty minutes of having started the procedure.
In Nicaragua Finally, a plate It is made with meat and steamed. The traditional preparation involves putting some water in a pot and bringing it to the fire: in the pot, without touching the water, some rods are placed that serve as a support for the meat, tomato, cabbage and the rest of the ingredients , which are cooked with steam.