Common Infections In Kids And Ayurvedic Remedies
Kids are more prone to a lot of diseases as compared to adults. Infections spread easily in kids as the6 come in contact with other kids a lot. Your doctor is the best person to tell you what the problem is and how to cure it. But you can treat some minor troubles at home. Ayurvedic home remedies can be given to kids along with the doctor’s treatment. Consult doctor before trying anything. These are some Common Infections In Kids And Ayurvedic Remedies-
Thee is nothing much to worry about when your child has common cold. It is characterized by nasal congestion, running nose, coughing, sneezing and a sore throat. Your child might lose appetite and feel tired. Common cold can also case mild fever.
To soothe the problem you can prepare herbal tea. Prepare tea by adding tulsi leaves or small pieces of ginger. These natural ingredients are very powerful in soothing cough & sore throat.
You can also make Ajwain Kada for your little one. This is a very effective recipe for babies over 6 months. Along with ajwain, include ingredients like turmeric, water, jaggery, tulsi leaves & ginger.
Checkout the recipe below
Commonly known as stomach bug, it is characterized by an upset stomach, cramps, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea. There can be fever and blood in stool if the infection is too severe.
Cinnamon can be used to help in relieving the stomach trouble as it has antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Boil 1.5 cps of water and add in 1 tsp cinnamon powder. Let the mixture brew for 5 minutes. Strain with a cheese cloth to remove even the very fine particles. Add one tsp honey to the mixture and mix. Give it to your kid 2-3 times a day.
Lemon is another good remedy for tummy troubles. In a glass of water, add 2 tsp lemon juice. Give it twice a day to kids befoe meals.
Kids with croup show symptoms similar to common cold but in croup, they have barking cough and hoarse voice. Kids also have trouble in breathing in croup.
Bronchitis symptoms are also quite similar except for the barking cough. Its the ped’s job to ascertain the disease but here is what you can do- Warm compresses on chest are effective in making your kid comfortable. If doctor allows, use spearmint oil in warm compress.
The usual symptom is pain in ear. Kids may have trouble in sleeping and fever. Sever infections cause draining of fluid from ear.
To soothe the condition, holy basil can be used. Crush 4-5 leaves and press them to extract the juice. Apply this juice around the infected ear. Be careful to not let the juice get inside the ear canal. Do this twice daily.
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