Mom of a 2 yr old boy

Q. my son is having severe cough in night time...which medicine is best

Sneha PuruswaniMom of 2 children
A. No medication without prescription please consult a paediatrician and he will guide you better after examination and analysis. Light massage of mustard oil or coconut oil will help your baby to get relief from cough. Do massage on chest & back of your baby. Roast 2–3 big cloves of garlic & few pinches of Ajwain on tawa for just one minute. You will be able to smell powerful fumes. Let the mixture cool down and keep near your child. The smell of mixture will heal the cold & cough of your child. You can also bind the mixture in pouch for better handling. Warm up coconut oil and add tulsi leaves. Apply this oil on chest of your baby before sleep. You can also do hair massage with same oil . It will give relief from cold and cough
Shilpa SalwanMom of a 7 yr 6 m old boy
A. I would suggest you to please give massage with almond oil on the palms of hands and feet of your baby. Also you can do this home remedy. Take 2 bay leaves,a tablespoon of ajwain and 2 laung and heat them on a tawa till fragrant and turn little black. Then put this mixture in a handkerchief and tie a knot. Let it cool a bit till that level that the heat can be tolerated by baby. I would suggest exactly of the temperature you feed him milk with.Now use this warm mixture pack to give warmth on your baby's chest,back and near nose. In case the baby is not OK taking the warmth of it or is feeling uneasy it's ok . In that case reheat it and keep near baby's pillow. The fragrance will help give baby relief. Also if it persists please pay a visit to your pediatrician.
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