Home remedies for bronchitis

Natural Home Remedies For Bronchitis:

These home remedies ease the discomfort but do not cure the condition. Talk to your doctor before trying these bronchitis home remedies for your child.

  1. Ginger, an excellent natural remedy to treat the common cold, can also help alleviate bronchitis. You can make herbal ginger tea, by boiling ground ginger in water for 15 minutes. Add a little honey and give it to the child.
  2. Garlic has anti-viral properties, making it a good agent to fight the virus affecting the bronchial tubes. Peel and chop garlic, and boil them in a glass of milk. Give it to the child before bedtime.
  3. Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that can minimize the swelling of the bronchi and also get the excess mucus out. Add one teaspoon of turmeric to a glass of milk and boil it. Give it to the child two to three times a day for better results.
  4. Steam therapy using eucalyptus oil can help relieve the congestion in the chest and nose.
  5. Salt water gargling can also ease up the congestion by bringing the mucus out and clearing the airways.
  6. A cough is one of the most discomforting symptoms of bronchitis. Honey is one of the best herbal remedies for cough and sore throat. Add honey and a dash of lemon to warm water and give it to the child to drink twice a day.
  7. Raw onions can help dissolve the mucus and the phlegm that make breathing difficult. Add raw onions to the food or give the child a teaspoon of raw onion juice in the morning if he can drink it.

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