How to treat a runny nose in a child

When the toddler runny nose, because he is not able to blow his nose, he should “suck” sopilka special pear. Many kids resist such a procedure, but it must be done, especially if the trunk is heavily clogged with mucus. At the first sign of a cold, you can and should wash out a nose a special saline solution (available in the pharmacy: “Marimar”, ”saline”), or cook at home: in a glass of water is taken a bit of sea salt, which is placed on the tip of a teaspoon, and then mix and use 2 drops 5-6 times a day. After a saline solution in the nose it is necessary to administer dilating drops (Nasivin”, “Nazol Baby”) not more than 3 times per day and not more than 7 days.

Soles of feet toddler can be rubbed propolis with the addition of drops of eucalyptus essential oil, then you need to wear warm socks. The procedure has a warming effect, which is very important when nasal congestion. But with propolis (bee products) must be careful, because it can cause allergic child.

From a cold very effective inhalation, for example, should be smeared on the bottom of the pan balm “Asterisk”, pour boiling water and allow the baby to breathe over a saucepan of 5-7 minutes. Also, you can breathe above the oil pines, through which the baby will increase immunity, and the nose will break”. If a baby has no allergies, ingredients for inhalation can be mint, eucalyptus and chamomile, which you pour boiling water, to insist, then give the baby to breathe on grass collecting 8-10 minutes.

A sick child can offer to drink the healing compotek: in a pan, you need to put a handful of rose hips, Linden blossom, several branches of raspberry, a bit of mint, St. John's wort, All that you need to cover with water and bring to boil. After 3 minutes in boiling the juice you need to add a handful of strawberries or raspberries (frozen), then let the liquid boil for 1 minute. The resulting broth should cover and infuse for about an hour. The child should be given a warm compotec, adding a bit of sugar. This compote can be offered to the child, if he is not allergic to any of its components.

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