You will need
- - the flowers of chamomile;
- - calendula flowers;
- - the sage;
- - mint;
- - thyme;
- - Kalanchoe;
- - aloe;
- - pine needles;
- - pine buds;
- - eucalyptus oil;
- fir oil;
- - menthol;
- - the balm "Asterisk";
- - pipette;
- - two small Turkey Baster.
To clear accumulated mucus from the nasal passages crumbs, experts recommend to wash them with herbal infusion. For this purpose, suitable chamomile, calendula, thyme, sage, mint.
Pour into a small saucepan and bring to a boiling 0.2 l of water. Add to boiling liquid, 1 tsp. of herb and mix well. Turn off the gas, cover the pan with a lid and place in a warm place for 1.5-2 hours. Strain the finished infusion.
Lay the baby so that his head was slightly thrown back. Enter into each nasal passage for 1-2 pipette resulting infusion, it must be heated to 37-38 degrees. Then ask the child to lift the head slightly and blow your nose. Delete the resulting selection. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times.
If your baby can't blow his nose, lay him on his side, after placing it under his head folded several times a diaper. Take two small syringe. With one gently suction mucus from the nose, the other insert into the nostril a small amount of the herbal infusion (if the baby lies on his right side, the infusion is introduced into the right nostril and Vice versa). Again, use the first syringe and aspirate the contents of her nasal passage. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times, then put the baby on the other side and follow the above steps for the other nostril.
Well helps to cope with a runny nose juice of Kalanchoe. Take the fresh leaves of Kalanchoe and squeeze the juice out of it. Bury the baby in the 1-2 drops in each nostril 4-5 times per day. The juice will be irritating to the mucous membranes of the nose, causing sneezing, in which well cleansed the nasal passages. Also Kalanchoe juice has healing and anti-inflammatory effect.
Possesses similar properties to aloe juice but before application it must be diluted with boiled water at room temperature in a ratio of 1:3. Bury in each nostril 3-5 drops 3-4 times per day.
Very effective in the treatment of common cold steam inhalation. Given the age of the child, experts recommend doing them at the time when he's sleeping. Type in a pot of 0.5 liters of water and bring to a boil. Lower it into the boiling liquid 2 tbsp of pine needles or pine buds. Mix well and keep on low heat for 3-4 minutes. Then turn off the gas and cover the pan. Allow broth to infuse for 10-15 minutes. Then put it on a chair near the crib of the child, not less than 40-50 cm.
Remove the lid and cover the pan with a diaper. Lift one edge of the diaper at a slight angle so that the rising steam got crumbs on your face. But before directing the steam on the baby, check his temperature, place your face at the same distance from the pan, which will be the face of a child, and breathe a little. Steam should give you a pleasant warmth. Otherwise, let the broth cool slightly. The duration of inhalation for 5-7 minutes.
According to the above technology, it is possible to do inhalations with essential oils: eucalyptus, fir, menthol (2-3 drops in 200 ml water). Well suited for ingalirovnie and balm "Asterisk" (250 ml of water a small quantity of conditioner the size of a match head).
Put on baby woolen socks. His feet should be warm.
Do not try to cure the child yourself, only an expert is entitled to make need to your baby destination. So at the first signs of nasal congestion, the baby immediately consult a doctor.