Most young mothers at the slightest colds begin to give their children medicines, forgetting that a cough in a child with folk remedies is treated much more effectively and safely than antibiotics. But first, it is imperative to find out the cause of the cough. After all, there can be a huge number of them. It can accompany colds, acute respiratory viral infections; act as an allergic reaction to an irritant. Therefore, you need to be very careful to choose the most effective cough remedy for a child.
You also need to recognize the signs of a dry and wet cough. In the initial stage, dry expectoration is frequent, strong and difficult. With a wet cough, the body gets rid of sputum - purulent-mucous fluids that have accumulated in the respiratory organs during the period of illness. A cough remedy for children should help to quickly move from one stage to another, helping the child's body get rid of sputum in a short time.
There are a lot of folk recipes for treating cough. Our grandmothers usedhealing powers of herbs, vegetables and fruits, using them not only in nutrition, but also in treatment. Today, many folk remedies are available, the main thing is not to forget about them and use them wisely.
Good cough medicine for a child – pine buds. The effect of the use of infusion of kidneys in milk or water is noticeable already in the first days of its use. For half a liter of boiling milk, take 1 tbsp. l. pine buds. Leave to infuse for a couple of hours, drink 50 ml of infusion every two hours.
Children are very fond of syrup made from radish with honey. You need to use such a tool for 1 tsp. every 1-2 hours.
Little children can rub their back, chest, feet with badger fat and then wrap them well. When the child sweats, change into new clothes, laying under the covers.
Children of the age of three can already be treated with badger fat, 1 tsp. before meals during the day or purchase it in capsules at the pharmacy kiosk.
Garlic containing phytoncides must be crushed to get a few drops of juice. Then dilute it with water or honey and take it inside a little on an empty stomach.
Great cough remedy for kids – honey mustard lozenges. They can even be used in the treatment of infants. Taking equal proportions of flour, mustard powder, honey, vodka and olive oil, mix. From the resulting mass, mold pancakes, put them on a cloth and - to the breast and back of the baby for the night.
Squeezing juice from aloe leaves helps out perfectly,mixed with melted butter and some honey. You need to take it several times a day during the week.
A tasty and he althy cough remedy for children - the famous eggnog is a mixture of one yolk, pounded white with 4-6 teaspoons of sugar. It is taken in 2 tsp. 4 times before meals.
Helps compress with honey, fat and vodka. It is necessary to spread the feet, back and chest, cover with a thick towel.
Another proven cough remedy for children: boil potatoes with the peel, mash and make a cake. Then, wrapped in a thick cloth, attach to the breast.