Home Remedies for Child with Bronchitis

Home Remedies for Child with Bronchitis

Bronchitis is caused when there is inflammation in the mucous membrane lining of the bronchial tube. This can cause a great number of symptoms that is especially irritating in children. However, there are several things that parents can do to treat this issue at home. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Turmeric powder is one of the most common items used when treating bronchitis at home. You can give one teaspoon of this powder to your children two or three times daily to help fight the symptoms. It works best on an empty stomach, or first thing in the morning or at bedtime. It is best to mix it with a warm cup of milk in order to administer it.

You can also heat coconut oil and apply it to the chest area to help relieve symptoms. Applying a hot towel to this same area as well as the back can also help provide relief from the symptoms as well.

In order to help soothe a sore throat and to clear out mucus, chicken soup is one of the most popular foods to eat when a person has bronchitis. You can make this even more beneficial by adding ginger and garlic to the soup. Giving your child hot tea is also something that can help with the symptoms related to bronchitis.

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Dr. Prabha Sahgal, MD
Dr. Prabha Sahgal, MD | ConceiveEasy
Dr. Prabha Sahgal MD, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and subspecialty board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Sahgal holds a B.S. degree from MIT in molecular biology and currently serves on the ConceiveEasy board of directors.