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Posted on: 26-11-14
Home remedies to curb cough and cold

Kids suffer from even a small change in weather. The most common ailments from which the kids suffer is viral cough and cold. Try these home remedies to treat the ill health conditions in order to boost the immunity of your kid:

1. Steam: In order to make your child get some relief from cold and troubled breathing, get him/her to take steam. Make your kid inhale the hot fumes for about 10 to 15 minutes. Adding eucalyptus oil would help soothe your child on the whole.

2. For children who are below the age of two years need whole body massage for helping them develop healthy bones and body as a result. Mustard oil proves to be the best for body massage that can be applied at baby's chest, back and neck area. For getting immediate and quick relief, cover the baby's palm and feet with some oil for a quick relief.

3. Gargling: A sore throat condition can be treated with a glass of hot water that is mixed with a teaspoonful of salt.

4. Turmeric: Due to its antiseptic properties, turmeric is known to treat viral infections such as cough and cold. Add turmeric powder to a glass of warm milk and make your kid have it every night. It provides instant relief for an aching throat and runny nose. Since it is a rich source of calcium, milk also provides energy to your kid.

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