The advantage of this method of treatment of cough is that it is harmless to most people. The likelihood of severe allergic reactions are minimal due to the fact that mineral water is a natural remedy. Furthermore, it does not have a systemic effect on the body. Vapor inhaled instantly into the lungs and acts locally. The procedure can be organized at any convenient time. There are several ways of inhalation with mineral water.
For conducting inhalation use any alkaline mineral water. Most effective "Narzan", but in its absence it is possible to carry out the procedure with "Essentuki" (better to use a No. 4 or No. 17) or "Borjomi".
Before the procedure, release the gas from the mineral water. To do this, pour the contents of the bottle into a glass and stir intensively with a spoon. In order to keep the gas completely out, the water must stand for at least an hour.
It is most convenient to carry out the procedure using the inhaler. In this case, required no additional training. Using a sterile syringe or special measuring cups that comes with the device, measure out 5 ml of mineral water (or as much as is the inhaler). Pour liquid into the tank and breathe the fumes for about three minutes.
In the absence of inhaler pour into a small pan 200 ml of mineral water. Heat it to 45-50 degrees. Water lower temperature will not have a therapeutic effect. Couples too hot water can burn the respiratory tract.
Bent over the bowl of warm mineral water. Cover your head with a towel and inhale the steam for three minutes. To achieve a pronounced effect and carry out the procedure every 4 hours. Refrain from walking on the illness. If it is not possible not to go outside, soak time interval after the inhalation.
Don't spend inhalations at body temperature above 38 degrees. Before the procedure it is important to first bring the fever down. Also, please refrain from the treatment in this manner, if you are diagnosed with pneumonia or pulmonary edema.