Children of any age can catch a cold. And, unfortunately, this is by no means a rare occurrence. Parents often do not want to spoil the immunity of the child by the constant use of medicines. In such a situation, treatment of colds by people's methods will be an excellent solution.
It should be noted that in medicine there is nosuch a thing as a cold, this is a common expression. Doctors use a term such as rhinitis. This in itself is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa, often a runny nose is accompanied by other symptoms, such as sneezing, coughing. Sometimes the temperature and runny nose are symptoms of some disease. There are the following reasons for the common cold in children: a constant dustiness or gassing of the place of stay, allergic reactions, rhinitis as a consequence of the virus picked up and others.
It should be noted that the common cold in children is observedmuch more often than adults. And all because the immune system of the baby is not sufficiently developed, and the immature organism thus reacts to various viral infections. Also often babies earn rhinitis as a result of hypothermia on a walk.
Treatment: mustard plasters
If a baby has a cold, parents are better offall ask for advice to the pediatrician and find out what the cause of the disease is. If this is an independent phenomenon, it is better to abandon the use of medications and try to cure a runny nose in a child. Treatment with folk remedies is the way out of this situation. So, everyone knows what mustard plasters are. That's just when rhinitis should be used. It is necessary in the evening, a couple of hours before sleep, to the heels of the child to put mustard, necessarily the reverse side, so as not to cause a burn. On top should wear warm socks (better - woolen). And before you go to bed, remove the mustard plasters. The next morning the kid will forget that yesterday he had a cold.
Treatment of rhinitis: lavage
If there was a runny nose in a child, treatmentfolk remedies will be quite simple - you need to wash your nose baby. To do this, use salt solutions, which can not only be bought at the pharmacy, but also prepared on their own. But you only have to be extremely careful and keep the concentration of salt in the water, otherwise you can not only not cure the rhinitis, but also burn the baby's nasal mucosa.
Catarrhal treatment - drops
If a runny nose is found in a child, treatmentThe folk remedies are also offered by instilling a spout. After all, often a common cold can also be accompanied by laying nasal passages, when the baby becomes difficult to breathe. For this, it is good to use indoor plants such as aloe, calanchoe. You can bury the diluted juice of the plant with the nose of a youngster, or you can rub it with mucous membranes. With this method, the runny nose quickly recedes.
What else can I do if there is a runny nose?child? Treatment with folk remedies suggests: use homemade ointment. Prepare it can be from a half a gram of menthol and camphor, three grams of 7% alcohol tincture of honey and 30 grams of glycerin. All you need to mix, get a homogeneous mass and with this ointment lubricate the child's nose three to four times a day until complete recovery. All these methods work great and help kids. However, if there is a persistent runny nose in a child, it is better to seek help from a doctor, otherwise you can earn a serious enough and difficult to cure complication.