Croup cough or barking cough is an condition caused by viral inflammation of the upper airways of the throat. (The larynx and trachea).
Usually is identified with a strong barking cough or hoarseness. It can occur to everyone especially in children (3 months to 6 years in age and older).
The most common cause of this croup cough is usually an virus infection like the parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and adenovirus.
In most of the cases occurs at night and is not accompanied by increased temperature or fever. */Fever-Natural Treatment/*
The treatment for croup cough can be done in different ways. (Medical or Natural).
Because We at Only Pure Nature exist to serve and share the powers of our nature, we’ve gathered few proven natural remedies which will help you or your child, easily overcome this bad condition.
These are some of the remedies against the Croup Cough:
Croup Cough – Natural remedy #1
Ad half teaspoon of sage into previously brewed cup of milk. Leave to simmer for exactly three minutes, then add a teaspoon of butter and half a teaspoon of baking soda. Mix well all of this and drink it in small sips. Strictly drink three cups daily. Always consume this remedy immediately after its preparation.
Croup Cough – Natural remedy #2
Take one orange and cleanse it good with water and baking soda, then finely chop it together with the bark. Sprinkle the orange with sugar and cook for half an hour.
From this syrup take one or two tablespoons when you feel an attack of coughing.
Apples and Onion – Natural remedy #3
Grate the apple and onion finely and then add some honey (all the ingredients to be in equal amounts). From this mixture take one tablespoon several times a day.
Onion and Sugar Juice – Natural remedy #4
If the cough does not stop, clean one onion and sprinkle it with a spoonful of sugar. Strain the juice you’ll get and drink one tablespoon three times a day, 20 minutes before a meal.
You can also make and onion juice with honey (make it in ratio 1: 2) and drink one tablespoon 3-4 times a day, 30-40 minutes before meals.
Sorbet – Natural remedy #5
In a saucepan placed over low heat put a cup of sugar and let it melt. When the sugar is caramelized add one or two cups of water and again stir until the caramelized sugar dissolves.
Add a little ginger and lemon juice. Drink two tablespoons three times a day.
Laurel Leaves – Natural remedy #6
Add 150 grams of sugar in a half liter of water. When it starts to boil add 10 laurel leaves and cook it for another half hour.
Remove the laurel leaf and place the mixture in a jar or cup. Use as needed.
When to seek medical intervention:
In most cases, for the cough, paying a visit to your doctor is not necessary, but if you notice any of these symptoms, please consult your doctor immediately:
- Body temperature gets higher than 38 ° C
- Coarse sound coming from your chest or your lungs whistle while you breathe
- Pain or burning sensation in the chest
- Difficulty in swallowing and breathing
- Expectoration of thick pink, greenish or bloody sputum
- The coughing lasts more than a week and the situation is not getting any better
Because cough can be very annoying phenomenon which often disrupts sleep, a lot of people besides the usual hose tablets and syrups, turn to the natural remedies of folk medicine, in order as soon as possible be able to get rid of the unpleasant croup cough.
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