12 August

Treatment of cough in children

Children's cough - one of those phenomena that deprive tranquility and children, and parents.Fight should not only by the respiratory symptoms, but also with its root causes - poor immunity, colds.

"Cough treatment in children is carried out, usually in the home medication and traditional methods that can help to solve the problem effectively."


Official medicine offers such for the treatment of cough in children:

1. syrups based on plant extracts - calendula, licorice, plantain, aloe.They are appointed, usually with a wet cough, used by one measuring spoon 2-3 times a day (depending on the age of the child).These tools include Dr. Mom, Pertussin, Gerbion.

2. Tablets Cough assigned when it is dry and the wet form.Accepted three times a day 1 tablet, are usually prescribed to teenagers.These include Bromhexine, acetylcysteine, Ambroxol.

3. compresses and rubbing special ointments (ointment Dr. Theissen ointment "Dr. Mom") usually do once a day - in the evening.After the

baby wrapped in a warm blanket and a blanket.

4. Inhalation with mineral waters, which are added to essential oils of fir, eucalyptus.With dry cough cope with the inhalation solution of ambroxol.Apply funds should be 2-3 times a day, if the cough is very strong, and 1-2 times - the final stage of the disease.

Traditional medicine

Folk remedies for the treatment of cough in children is as effective as medication.Their undeniable advantages - no negative effects on the liver, reducing the risk of allergies, budget and availability.

1. Milk and honey - all known since childhood remedy that relieves pain acute throat and stops cough, besides acting calming effect on the nervous system.A charge of vitamins that are contained in honey, will enable to improve the patient's immune system.

2. Lemon tea and vitamin cocktails .The abundance of the lemon vitamin C, which helps fight colds, acts on the root cause of the cough.

Tea with lemon can be given as a warm drink all day until the child is asking for a drink.

can also make vitamin cocktail: chopped dried apricots, walnuts, peeled and finely chopped lemon mixed with honey in the ratio of 1 teaspoon mixture to 1 spoon of honey.Mix well, let stand for 2-3 days means.Giving your child 4 times a day before meals.Suffice it to 1-2 teaspoons.Such vitamin cocktails are stored for a long time, but because they can be kept in reserve in case of illness.

3. Onion and garlic .These roots are rich in volatile production, which fight inflammation caused by bacteria;also used as a prophylactic.

recipe with onion.Juice two bulbs mixed with 0.5 cups of sugar and boil 10 minutes;You can also add 2 tablespoons of honey.Give your child 5-6 times a day.Suffice it to 1-2 teaspoons per reception.

recipe with garlic.Finely chopped 5 large cloves of garlic for 5-7 minutes to boil in a glass of milk.Giving a child with 2 tablespoons 3 times a day.

4. Radish - unjustly forgotten domestic root vegetable that is rich in vitamins and easily overcomes even bad cold and cough in children.

Major black radish, wash, cut off the "cap", select the core and finely chop all selected.The resulting mixture pour honey, mix well and then pour into the empty radish.Allow to stand for hours in a dark, cool place.Give the child three times a day for 1 teaspoon.

5. Badger fat when coughing can be used both externally, in the form of rubbing and compresses (especially infants and young children 4-5 years old who welcome it inside is not recommended), and internally.

To make a compress or rubbing of badger fat, you should rub their chest and back of the child.After the wrap in a sheet or a diaper, the top - a warm blanket.Well do such grinding at night.

Children over 4-5 years badger fat can be given as internally.Well suited for this oil in capsules - it is sold in pharmacies.The contents of one ampoule is dissolved in half a glass of warm milk, add 2 tablespoons of honey.Giving the child twice a day - morning and evening.The tool is also suitable as a prophylactic: it is used, if a child is prone to frequent bronchitis.

Any means will be effective only if the correct and regular admission.It must appoint a physician.

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