You are a young mother, this little one has entered your life to fill it with happiness! But at times, you feel worried, a little pimple and you don’t know what to do… Don’t worry, grandma’s remedies will give you the essentials to keep your peace of mind.
Most of the time, just a kiss from mom is enough to heal the little boo-boos, but when this one is no longer enough, here are some remedies that will get you out of the most common complicated situations. Here we present you 10 home remedies that every mother should know
Baby has a fever, what to do
A lukewarm bath combined with a good re-hydration using several fluids, such as vegetable soups, herbal soups and drinks. The trick in case of high fever, put two socks soaked in cider vinegar at the feet of your toddler can be radical to lower the fever. also read: How to calm the fever.
Sore throat? How to relieve baby
Make him gargle with salt water which is an excellent way to reduce the pain of the throat well heated. In a cup filled with hot water add 1 tablespoon of table salt, gargle and spit out.
To stop coughing and soothe the throat
To soothe cough, mix the juice of ½ lemon and 2-3 spoons of honey. Drink this mixture warm for more effectiveness.
Headache / Sinus congestion
The best remedy for this is lavender or peppermint essential oil. 3 drops in one hand of peppermint dilates the blood vessels and increases blood circulation and 3 drops of lavender in the other hand will bring relaxation and decrease headaches.
Bite and insect sting
A mixture of water and baking soda to make a kind of paste, put it on the affected area and leave it for some time until the pain of the bite disappears. Witch hazel and tea tree oil, can also reduce itching and soothe the pain.
Brush mayonnaise on your child’s head and leave it on for 2 hours (if your child has enough patience). Buy a lice comb and comb every two days. Repeat as needed.
Put a piece of banana on the warts every day, after a few days the wart will disappear. Also read: the best natural remedies for warts.
A very useful remedy for sunburn is aloe vera (gel). It offers quick relief. Every family should have aloe vera at home as it is very simple to use and cures many skin problems.
Swimmer’s ear (external otitis)
Before going swimming, put 3 to 4 drops of a mixture of equal doses of vinegar and spirit vinegar, it is a very good preventive for ear infections. If your child has an otitis, heat some garlic in the oven and put it on the ear (once it has cooled down) and hold it with a bandage. The pain stops instantly and the ear infection disappears (repeat if necessary).
Red eyes / Eye infection
A few drops of breast milk in the infected eye, several times a day can cure an eye infection. If breast milk is not available, apply compresses soaked in chamomile or cornflower tea twice a day. This also works very well.