Sometimes we need to know fast how to get rid of stuffy nose. Feeling badly makes us search for a…
Sometimes we need to know fast how to get rid of stuffy nose. Feeling badly makes us search for a quick advices about how to recover. What to do when your own baby is ill? For mother’s heart it is the worst thing. To cure a child’s cold mother must be with all recipes of traditional medicine. Here we propose the best traditional methods to cure a small baby.
# 1. Saline. Mix a glass of water with a small spoon of salt. Drip the child’s nose each few hours. The procedure may seem to be unpleasant but child will soon get used to it. Invent some funny story that will help you to drip the nose. In the evening lubricate the nasal cavity with oil solution of vitamin A or E. It relieves irritation, moistens the mucous and helps it to resume.
# 2. Warm up the nose of a kid: boil two eggs, wrap them in a handkerchief and put on the nose until they cool down. Also do alkaline inhalation. Fill the kettle with boiling water, put in few teaspoons of baking soda, cover with a towel and allow the child to breathe for ten minutes. Just make sure that the steam is not too hot or it may burn the mucous. There is also inhalation of chamomile decoction mixed with eucalyptus, sage, bay leaf, mint.
# 3. Cover the baby’s head with warm scarf for the night. At the beginning of sickness wash the nose with plenty of salted water or with broth made of chamomile from the pipette. If a child is big, you can carry out such a procedure: wash the sinuses with salt water from the kettle (tea spoon on tea kettle with boiling water). The child should stand over the sink, his head turned sideways so that the water from the spout is poured carefully into the upper nostril. Water must pass on all nasal passages and result from the nostril that “looks” down. Child should breathe with the help of mouth.
# 4. Stuffy nose can be warmed with the wax. Here’s how: in a water bath heat the wax (not on an open fire or it will explode!). Then roll handkerchief in 3-4 layers, saturate it with paraffin, put it in a cellophane wrap and in a piece of flannel. This “construction” should be applied to the nose. It is advisable to use clean medical paraffin, but if not, you can melt the candle pulling wick out of it. When the wax has cooled, add