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WHOOPING COUGH - HOME REMEDIES

WHOOPING COUGH - HOME REMEDIES

"Whooping cough " is an infectious disease , that commonly affects the young children (commonly from 0-5 years of age) and results in bouts or paroxysms of short, sharp coughs gathering in speed and duration and ending in a deep inspiration during which the characteristic "whoop" is heard. There is extreme exhaustion in the patient and can be life threatening in small babies. Vomiting, which is frequent, may lead to the bursting of the small capillaries in the nose or the conjunctiva. The disease may lasts for several weeks if left untreated. 

HOME REMEDIES

1. Boil the peel of pomegranate (anar) in 250 ml of milk and drink it.

2. The leaf juice of holy basil (tulsi) mixed with honey and ginger is very useful.

3. Peach tea or an infusion made from the bark and leaves of the Peach tree are useful for whooping cough when taken atleast thrice daily.

4. A teaspoonful of fresh ginger, mixed with a cup of fenugreek (methi) decoction and honey to taste is an excellent diaphoretic.

5. A teaspoonful of fresh radish juice with an equal quantity of honey and a little rock salt should be given thrice daily.

6. Juice of garlic is sniffed from time to time. Also a mixture of macerated garlic and ghee is rubbed on the chest and between the shoulder blades to give relief in the cough.

7. Linseed is a good remedy for whooping cough.

8. Paste of pecacuan (hing) when applied to the chest, acts as a good stimulant.

9. Five drops of almond oil should be mixed with ten drops each of fresh white onion juice and ginger juice and taken thrice daily for a few weeks.

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