Answer: Hi dear if you want to take medicine for cough and cold you need to consult your doctor because no over the counter medicine will be allowed in your pregnancy so Consulting your doctor and taking a medicine is fine otherwise you can always try for the home remedies which are helpful,
Grate ginger and add honey to it. A teaspoon of this can be taken at regular intervals. It helps to soothe the throat, respiratory tract and provides relief from cough.
Kesar milk also known as saffron milk is excellent during cold and cough.
Add a few strands of saffron to 1 cup of boiled milk. Let it cool, strain out the saffron threads and have before sleeping at night.
Make a mixture with jaggery, cumin seeds, pepper and ajwain seeds. your cough will stop..
Hope this helps!
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Question: My baby have cold..can you please suggest home remedy?
Answer: This remedy is known as unakka manjal chuttathu in Kerala.
Place dried turmeric stick on the flame till its gets a slightly charred texture. Rub on a stone to get the turmeric paste.
Apply the paste on the bridge of baby’s nose to get relief.
Mix turmeric powder with a little water to form paste. Take it in a ladle and heat it. Switch off once warm.
Apply the luke warm turmeric paste on chest, forehead and feet. The heat from the turmeric can absorb the phlegm, thereby relieving the baby from cold and cough.
Warm mustard oil with a few kalonji seeds (nigella sativa) and 2 garlic cloves. Apply on baby’s chest, under the nose, back of feet and palms. Massage gently.
You can wipe off the excess oil post massage.
Question: Hi... My baby is 16 days old and have slight cough and cold. Can you please suggest me any home remedy or medicine?
Answer: Hello dear
Usually when a baby affected by cold,mucus will be sent out either by vomit or motions,it is normal
Remedies for cough and cold in infants
Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,it alone can do wonders in reducing cough of babies , so breast feed as you can.
Apply Vick's in a betel leaf and keep it under lamp for two min,then massage baby's chest with that leaf,it will cure cold and cough a lot.
You can dry roast a tbsp of ajwan ,till it's aroma comes,make a potli,use this as a compress , effective in reducing cold and cough
Question: Can you please suggest some medicine or home remedies for cough and cold
Answer: 1 .heat cloves of garlic in mustard oil n apply on chest n foot.
2 switch on steamer n leave it for few minutes and sleep in a room with fumes