There are several reasons for the kids to get attacked by cold and cough. Most of the children get infected especially when they consume oily food or if they are exposed to air, etc.Thus, children should avoid eating oily food, eating less may also become cause for illness, avoid playing in rain, or spending time outside in dust to get rid of cough. It becomes essential for you to take all possible measures before your kids get attacked by cold or cough.
Cold and coughs are such that they follow each other. If cold takes place, cough follows, if cough occurs, cold will occur automatically. Thus, consume such medicines that should apply to both cold and cough simultaneously. Suppose, your child suffers from headache or itching throat, dizziness and sneezes often, then start the home treatment immediately, as they are symptoms of cold and cough.
Best Home Remedies For Kids Cough
Drink Turmeric Milk
Turmeric and milk is a good combination to cure many diseases. Boil ½ tsp of turmeric and milk about ½ a cup; let your child drink this mixture to get away from cough.
Hot Lemon-Honey Tea
Honey lemon tea or Lemon-Honey Tea is an excellent medicine to for kids cough. Boil a cup of water and add the hot water to the mixture of a teaspoon of lemon and honey.
You can add ½ tsp of pepper powder and 1/4 tsp of cloves powder, add sugar for taste, and stir well. Give this simple strong tea to your child to get quick relief.
Cotton Cloth Treatment
Heat a steel pan, take a medium size cloth, roll the cloth on the pan, once cloth catches enough heat, remove the cloth from the pan and check if the cloth is lukewarm, by toughing the cloth. Once you confirm cloth is lukewarm, put that cloth on your kid’s chest and rub slowly to get good relief.
Apply vicks to your kids throat, chest and to its back; massage properly. This will make your child sleep comfortably, and taking rest gives relief from cough.
Drinking sugar syrup during cough really helps to cure your kid’s cough soon. Prepare sugar syrup, add 12 ounces of tulsi juice and 4 ounces of water to the syrup, along with some cardamom powder, you can also put cinnamon and pepper powder to make the syrup strong.
Make your kids drink this strong Tulsi Sugar Syrup to reduce cough.
Steam Water Bath
Steam has ability to cure chest congestion and thus, it is recommended to give Steam Water Bath to your child to get cured from cough soon.
Gargle Salt Water
Salt has capacity to reduce throat irritation. Hence, put salt into a glass full of hot water, stir well and ask your kid to gargle salt water and split.
Do this till the hot salt water in the glass gets over.
Do not let your child in open area, if your child has dust allergy. Make sure that your child stays at home, and it is always good for kids to wear socks. This will keep their body warm and further reduces cough.
Keep Your Kid Away From Smoke
To Smoke infront of kids itself is very dangerous, and what if you smoke infront of your younger-ones, when they are attacked by cold or cough? They suffer a lot and it will take long time for them to escape from cough.