My daughter is 3 years old. she suffering from cold and cough for past 3 months.we have already consulted doctor but cold is not cured completely.what is the reason for this?

Cough and cold home remedy

The reason your daughter has a prolonged cold and cough is probably due to the fact that the cold virus spreads and re-enters the body easily. Therefore she has to wash her hands often to reduce the chances infection. Also, getting plenty of rest helps the body heal itself during sleep. Your daughter’s diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables and she should avoid too much of carbohydrates like sugar and white flour for the duration of her treatment.

One of the effective home remedies for cold is a honey and lemon drink that you can prepare at home, containing the juice of half a lemon with a tablespoon of honey added to boiling water, which should be cooled and then consumed. Steam inhalation is effective in both reducing congestion of the nose and relieving the discomfort of a cough. The use of 5 drops of marjoram oil, 3 drops of eucalyptus oil, 2 drops of frankincense oil, and 30ml of almond oil blended together and rubbed over the chest and back also provides effective relief against cough and chest congestion.

The use of chicken soup in curing ailments is highly effective, as it contains selenium, which is an important element required to build a proper immune system and overall good health. The warm soup soothes the throat and the steam also helps in decongesting the nose for some time, making it easier to breathe. If these remedies do not yield any results, it is advisable to consult your doctor again, as the symptoms may be indicative of a larger problem.

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