Kitchen Solution For Cough, Mucous or Congested Chest in Children – Whether it is summer or winter, the seasonal changes can easily take a toll on anyone’s health and Children’s can easily get affected due to this. Congestion or phlegm in chest is one of the most common health issue which make breathing difficult, usually during night.
Even finest of the Western Medicines takes time to cure it. Here we are mentioning a simple home remedy for instant relief. This home remedy can also be used for adults too.
Ingredients: MUSTARD OIL+ SEA SALT + Mild Warm Towel
Process: Apply Baby’s chest with lukewarm Mustard oil mixed with a pinch of sea salt and then do gentle massage in clock wise direction for about 5-10mins. Thereafter cover the chest with mildly warm towel over it. Remove it after 4 -5 seconds. Again put the warm towel and repeat the process 3 – 4 times. It will emulsify the mucous and relieves the congestion plus dilate the bronchioles making breathing easier.
Later rinse the oil with a warm wet towel and don’t allow the baby to move around and thus always advisable to be done before sleep. Repeat the process once every day for a week.
Caution: Ensure the hot towel is bearable for a baby or kid. Test the warmth by placing the towel on your cheeks first.
Dr. Arindham Chatterjee
M.D. Global Ayucare™