Question: My baby is suffering from cold nd cough from last 1wk ....plz suggest something
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: Hi. My baby is 8 months old. She is suffering from cold. Plz suggest something
Answer: Hello dear...
To reduce babys cold, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you...
Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,so along with solid ,breast feed your baby as much as you can,will help in controlling cold
Make him to drink water,soups in little lukewarm condition,because it will definitely controls cough and cold
Apply Vick's in betel leaf,show it under lamb for two minutes and then keep that in baby's chest,will help in reducing cold a lot
You can also dry roast a spoon of ajwan seeds with garlic pod, dry roast it,make a pouch,keep near baby when they are sleeping,it reduces all respiratory issues, it is antibacterial and antifungal too...
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