8 Aug 2022 | 3 min Read
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With the onset of monsoon also comes infections, cold, cough and nose blocks. That’s where a vapour patch is an easy-to-use relief patch, that helps to provide relief for babies from congestion in the nose. Unlike vapour rubs or nasal sprays, they do not irritate children and are safe to use.
However, with a wide variety of vapour patches available it can get challenging to pick a safe and natural vapour patch for your little one. Here’s your guide to picking a natural vapour patch for kids.
Eucalyptus oil is decongestant in nature and is used for treating several problems including cold, asthma, sore throat, nasal congestion, sinusitis and bronchitis. It helps to soothe headaches and helps safely guard against respiratory problems in children. Eucalyptus oil has antiviral and antimicrobial properties.
Peppermint oil is also a natural decongestant and helps to reduce fever while also fighting tough and silent colds. Inhaling the oil through a vapour patch can ease the symptoms of a blocked nose.
Here are some ingredients that you must avoid when using a vapour patch for your little one-
Natural vapour patches are free from toxins and are non-greasy. They are easy to use – all you need to do is peel the natural vapour patch sticker, take the sticky side of the patch and stick it in your baby’s surroundings, like baby’s clothes, blanket, pillow, bed etc. The long-lasting formulation of the patches helps to completely clear the congestion, ensuring that the mum and the baby get a sound sleep through the night.
If your little one has a blocked nose, try BabyChakra’s natural vapour patches and see it work its magic!
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