Every now and then on BabyChakra, we see questions from mothers asking for remedies for cough and cold. Experts suggest that you should avoid over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that suppress cough or cold. This does not mean you should allow your child to suffer. There are several ingredients in your kitchen, which can be put to great use.
Here are a few pediatrician-approved natural remedies that you can try for relief:
1. Garlic and Carom seeds (Ajwain) pouch
2. Oil massage
3. Dry turmeric (over 6 months) - Turmeric is known to have anti-bacterial properties.
4. Nilgiri (Eucalyptus) oil (over 6 months)
6. Nasal saline drops
You can watch this video to understand how this can be done:
Along with the above mentioned remedies, remember to give your child plenty of fluids and adequate rest.
Wish you and your family good health!
Disclaimer: BabyChakra does not promote self-diagnosis or self-medication. The information in this article has been provided by a pediatrician.
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