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Question: My baby is 4 months old. He has cough n cold. Can anyone suggest home remedies for cold n cough?
Answer: Hello! Try these gentle, effective, and safe home remedies. While none of them will shorten an illness, they may help your child feel a lot better. 1. 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. 2. Ajwain Potli 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. You can place potli near baby’s nose or in baby’s crib so that it can inhale ajwain smell. It is a really helpful remedy to cure baby’s cough. 3.Nasal saline drops are a quick solution to get relief from the blocked nose and nasal congestion in newborns. It’s safe and recommended by pediatrics to use for infants. Saline drops are actually the salt-based water. Put saline drops in each nostril of your baby as this would help to clear the nose. Nasal saline drops loosen up mucus. Use of saline drops makes feeding easier for your baby. Just elevate your baby’s head while putting in the drops, otherwise, the liquid will flow out. 4. Garlic Cloves in Ghee/ Mustard oil Boil few cloves of garlic into mustard oil and apply it externally on your baby’s neck, chest, back, under feet and palms. This remedy helps to cure cough of your child. Remember, the oil must be warm and not very hot. Mustard oil gives warmth to the body and garlic has antibacterial properties that help to destroy bacteria that cause cold. 5. Mustard oil infused with sendha namak Mix 1 teaspoon of sendha namak in warm mustard oil and gently massage on the chest and back of your baby and cover the baby with a cotton sheet or blanket. This mixture gives warmth to your little one’s body. 6. Vicks Baby Rub. Rub Vicks baby rub on the bottom of your baby’s feet and cover the feet with socks, depending on the weather. 7.Light Steam Inhaling light steam helps to clear the blockage and loosen the mucus in your baby’s nose. Steam is a good and natural way to deal with blocked nose and chest congestion. Clear nose helps your baby to sleep better. Inhaling steam helps to open blocked airways. To give light steam to your baby, keep your baby in your lap and keep steamer near you. This way, your baby will get the sufficient steam. Continue it for about 10 to 15 minutes. Avoid keeping your baby close to the hot steam water as it could harm your little one. You can keep steamer near your bed and turn your baby’s face towards it. You can also use bathroom as the steam room, turn on hot water tap or shower and let the door remain closed. Sit in the bathroom along with your baby for 10-15 minutes. Your baby will get sufficient steam. If your child doesn’t like steam then you can use room humidifier or vaporizer in its sleeping area. It will help to keep room moist. Take care
Question: My baby is 4 months old, he has severe cold n cough..suggesy home made remedies
Answer: Hie 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 baby is 10 months old, he has cold and cough, please suggest some home remedies
Answer: Hello dear... To reduce cold and cough, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you... Please avoid milk to your baby for couple of days, because lactobacillus in milk will increases cold Make him to drink water,soups in little lukewarm condition,because it will definitely controls cough Boil Tulsi leaves with pepper in a glass of water,if it reduce to half,filter this water and feed them, it is a best remedy , continuous usage of this drink will increases immunity a lot 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 After one year of birth,feed him one egg daily with little salt and mild pepper powder daily, it helps in reducing cough a lot,it act as a barrier in cold climatic conditions