Dear to reduce cold and cough in infants, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you..
Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,it alone can do wonders in reducing cough of babies , so breast feed as you can.
Heat coconut oil with garlic,pepper,and little turmeric powder,use ts oil and massage in throat,chest for five minutes,it will helps in reducing cough effectively
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 cough a lot
Massage with warm mustard oil,will also reduce cough
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
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Question: my baby is 2.5 months old nd he is suffering from cough what to do?
Answer: In your baby’s first six months, breastmilk is the only way to heal your child’s body from any type of problem.Breastmilk also improves the immunity of your child to fight against bacteria, germs, and virus.
You can put few drops of breastmilk in each nostril of your baby. It will help to cure a cough and cold faster.
Ajwain or carom seeds have antiviral and antibacterial properties. Dry roast ajwain on a tava or pan. Put the ajwain in a cotton cloth and make a potli of it. Gently rub it on the baby’s chest, back, under feet and palms.
Make sure the potli is not very hot. First, test the temperature by putting the potli on your wrist. Make sure that the baby must have a single layer of clothing before you start to rub potli on the body.
Caution: Don’t rub it on the naked chest of your baby.
Question: My baby is 5 months old. She is suffering from cold and cough.. What to do
Following are a few remedies that can help your baby
Slice up a fresh onion and keep in near your baby sulfur content in onion draws out mucus and fluid in r body .
Run a humidifier through the room to help moisten the air and help baby breathe
You may keep a bowl of hot water with 3-4 drops of eucalyptus oil to it to help relieve congestion.
Saline water drops
1-2 drops in each nostril shall help loosen up the mucus and expel it from your babys body .
Add 1-2 drops of eucalyptus oil to a tissue paper and keep it near baby to help breathe .
Elevate your babys head with the help of a pillow to help him breathe and drain down mucus.
Add 2 spoons of ajwain to a cotton cloth heat it on a tava and check on your inner wrist for temperature is mild warm apply on your baby's chest ,neck and nose .
Gently dab for 3-5 mins and cover your baby, hold him upright and gently Pat his back to break congestion.
Came across a doctor who prescribe
Mucolite it's an mucus thinner which works by thinning the mucos and draining it out of baby body by poop
It took a 3-4 days but I'd worked
The quantity would depend on the weight so would suggest consult your pediatrician regarding same .
Apart from that
Massage your baby with a mustard oil heated on a low flame with 4-5 garlic cloves
Drain and apply when mild warm
And ensure you cover him well once you massage him with the oil
Also rub oil onto his chest, palms and feets and put on tshirt, mittens and socks to trap the heat
Question: My 15 months old baby is suffering from cold cough and loose motion,what to do
Answer: Hi dear,
Cold and cough in babies are quite normal as their immune system is still developing.comfort your child by keeping him warm in this changing weather. Make him sip warm fluids through out the day,that will help him to stay warm inside the body and also flush out germs. Massage his feet and palms with warm mustard oil. Steam is an excellent decongestant.put few drops of eucalyptus oil in boiling water and make the child inhale it. You can also make him sip this decoction.boil some water,put few tulsi leaves,cloves,grated ginger,half teaspoon ajwain. Reduce it little,and make him drink 1 table spoon every hour.stop any kind of dairy and fruits at this stage.you can make clear soups for him with crushed pepper. Tomato soup would also be good.as it is rich in vitamin C which would help his immune system to go stronger.add pinch of turmeric in whatever soup you make.its antiinflammatory agent would fight his infection. Viral infections would finish its course by 2 weeks atleast.