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Phlegm treatment for children with herbs

Sputum is defined as a dense and sticky substance secreted from the mucous tissues that cover various parts of the respiratory system such as the mouth, nose, throat, nasal sinuses and lungs, and forms a moist layer to prevent dehydration, in addition to that it is considered a means of protection against dust, smoke, and bacteria. Feeling it in the back of the throat when it is more secreted due to colds or other illnesses. Sputum is considered a form, but it is excreted from the lower parts of the respiratory system as a reaction to the presence of inflammation. Sputum is called when it comes out through coughing by the pituitary. Cough, including the body, and it may be accompanied by symptoms such as nasal congestion and runny, as well as sore throat.

Sputum treatment for children with herbs:
Some herbs can help to get rid of phlegm, as it is necessary to consult a doctor before eating any kind of herbs other than chamomile, as some herbs may be unsafe for the child, and chamomile tea and warm liquids contribute to removing congestion, so it is possible to eat chamomile tea which Helps to relax, eat chicken soup, and warm water for children over six months old.

Treating phlegm to children in other ways:
Some simple home remedies can help eliminate phlegm, and relieve cold, flu, and cough symptoms. Here are some of these treatments:

Honey:
A child over 12 months of age can be given a little honey, as it relieves throat pain, as some studies have indicated that it can calm the cough, and help the child sleep better, so the child can be given half a teaspoon or a full spoonful of it, and juice can be added Lemon or a little warm water to it, and be careful not to give it to children under one year, as it can cause them poisoning.

Rinsing the saline:
This method is considered a very effective remedy, and it can be used to get rid of phlegm in the throat in children over the age of four years, and it helps the rinse to relieve sore throat, and this is done by dissolving half a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water, and drops can also be added Of lemon juice, and it is advised to use the solution for the rinse three to four times a day, and the child can be helped to rinse the mouth through the following steps, which are starting to practice the rinse using regular water, instruct the child to tilt his head up and try to keep the water in his throat without swallowing it, then the rinse In front of him so y LED movement and sound, and teach the child to get rid of the water rather than swallow after rinsing.

Removing mucus from the nose:
As removing mucous substances from the child's nose helps improve breathing, sleep, and the child's feeling of comfort, this method is suitable for children over two years old, and the mother needs a soft handkerchief, and the child can be taught the method of removing mucus by explaining it to reflect the process of smelling the scent even Blowing air out, asking the child to close one of his nostrils and blowing air from the nose, giving a clean handkerchief to the child to learn how to get rid of mucus himself, and teaching him the importance of getting rid of used wipes, washing hands well after that, and if the child suffers from inflammation The nose can be placed a little th Ointment for children.
Steam use:
As inhalation of humid air reduces mucus in the air passages, and taking a warm bath can help the child feel relaxed, and a humidifier or a cold evaporator can be placed in the child's bedroom, and a warm steam bath for the child can be made, through Fill the tub with warm water, put the child in it and watch it, and if the child cannot shower, the hot water can be opened in the bathroom and the door closed until it is filled with steam and stay with the child in the bathroom for a quarter of an hour.

Saline drops:
Where the child can be very small and can not get rid of mucus easily, and that is by obtaining drops of saline solution for the nose from the pharmacy, where it can be obtained without the need for a doctor's prescription, then extracting the mucus using a syringe, and this can be applied by raising the child's head or putting it on the back With a towel placed around his head, put two to three drops of each drop on each side of the nose to loosen mucus, and leave the head up for thirty seconds or less, then squeeze the syringe and put it in the nose then release the syringe and do not squeeze until the mucus comes out, then remove mucus in Napkin, and it is advised not to use saline drops a Theyre four days so as not to cause dry nose, and advised not to repeat the cleaning baby's nose in this way is a great day so as not to cause irritation of the lining of the nose, as doctors are advised not to use nasal sprays for children.

Nasal washing: 
where mucus can be removed by using a container, which is a metal or ceramic tray available in pharmacies, and put a salt solution or sterile warm water, and suitable for children over the age of four years, and used by tilting the child's head to one side over the sink, and put The opening of the tube in the nose from the inside, and breathing through the mouth, where the solution flows into the nose and out from the other side, and it is advised not to force the child to do so, and it can also be repeated in front of him until he gets used before trying it.

Causes of sputum child injury:

There are many health problems that can cause phlegm in a child, and here are some of the causes:
  1. Gastroesophageal reflux. Allergy.
  2.  Viral and bacterial infection.
  3.  Asthma, chronic bronchitis.
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  5.  Cystic fibrosis.
Tips to avoid phlegm in infants:
There are some tips that you can follow to help avoid phlegm in allergic infants, including the following:
  1. Avoid consuming foods that can cause allergies, such as milk and grains, during breastfeeding.
  2.  Avoid consuming solid foods such as grains before a child reaches one year of age, as they are an allergen.
  3.  Prepare food for the child at home without using artificial abnormal inputs, and choose organic and fresh foods such as vegetables instead of prepared foods for children.
  4. Avoid smoking where the child is.
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