Overcome cough in infants should not be done haphazardly. While it may seem trivial, keep in mind that the baby’s body resistance is still very weak. How the treatment of pain in infants is not to be confused with an adult, is not advisable to try to use the adult medicines to infants even in small doses.
Many types of cough medicine available and is formulated for infants and children. But you need to note also that treat a cough in infants 1 month clearly different from the way treating coughs in children under five that he was already more than a year. It is therefore not advisable to give your baby or toddler any cough medicine, always read the instructions for use first, and it would be better if consulted the doctor (read: tips on choosing a cough medicine to children under five).
The immune system is still weak could easily cause the baby getting sick, so health should be completely maintained and cared for. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Although cough is considered as mild pain, often associated with signs or symptoms of other diseases in the body, including severe disease. Always be alert cough experienced by your children, especially for infants and children aged under five.
How to Overcome Cough In Infants?
There are many ways you can do when your baby is suffering from a cough. Ranging from medicine doctors, herbal medicine and traditional medicine. In Indonesia, the first traditional cough medicine more often used to treat cough in infants or children under five. Although both drugs, but traditional medicine is believed to have less chance for a child compared to chemical drugs. Here are some tips and natural remedies to relieve cough in infants.
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For babies older than one year, you can try to resolve it with a warm drink a mixture of lemon and honey. A mixture of honey and lemon juice will relieve itching in the throat and is able to stimulate the release of saliva, which can relieve cough in infants. For infants aged 1 to 5 years recipe is half a teaspoon of honey with a little lemon juice mix with warm water. Try to have the baby to drink at bedtime. Can be taken several times a day as needed.
How to treat a cough in infants next is to use ingredients from ingredient turmeric. In addition to commonly used by adults, turmeric can also be used to treat cough in infants and toddlers. The trick is not too complicated, for those who have babies or toddlers who are nursing, apply turmeric powder to the breast of the mother before the baby was breast-feeding. In addition there are also other ways by mixing turmeric powder into the milk. Give the herb turmeric to a sick child coughing as much as twice a day. Turmeric is able to reduce inflammation and strengthen the resilience of the baby.
Other traditional herbs that can treat a cough in infants is the traditional oil. Oils are many variants in Indonesia such as eucalyptus oil, peppermint oil, or oil of rosemary, rated can help speed the healing process with a cough in infants and toddlers. Although not by way of two potions consumed as before, but is also considered quite effective to help treat a cough in infants 5 months, 1 year or toddlers (no age limit). Do not apply oil to the traditional close to your baby’s face, just in the chest, first apply a small amount.