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Home Remedies for Flu in Baby

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Home Remedies for Flu in Baby

Home Remedies for Flu in Baby
A great home remedy for flu in baby is carrot syrup because it has vitamin C and antitussive properties.

1 medium carrot
1/2 teaspoon of sugar

Method of preparation
Grate the carrot and place it inside a small glass container, sprinkle the sugar and cover. Bring to the refrigerator for a few moments, until the carrot releases enough juice. Give this juice to the baby several times a day.

In infants older than 1 year of age, sugar can be substituted for industrialized honey because the risk of botulism is lower.

Contraindications: This homemade syrup is contraindicated for infants with diabetes.

Home remedy for influenza in a 6-month-old baby
An excellent home remedy for influenza in a baby 6 months or older is the pure orange juice with acerola because it is rich in vitamin C that naturally increase the baby’s defenses.

1 orange
4 acerolas (Barbados Cherry)

Method of preparation
Beat the orange juice and the acerolas in the blender and offer the baby, soon thereafter, several times a day, after meals.

It is important that this home remedy is consumed soon after its preparation so that the vitamin C present in the fruits is not lost.

Home Remedy for Influenza in a 2-Month-Old Baby

The best home remedy for influenza in a 2-month-old baby is breastfeeding. The act of suckling helps the baby to swallow the secretions present in the throat and helps unclog the nose.

The breast should be offered several times a day because breast milk is also a source of natural water, which will help to fluidize the secretions, facilitating their withdrawal.

If the baby is not breastfed, but take the bottle, you should keep the schedules established by the pediatrician and it is recommended to give water, tea without sugar. Do not give any other medicine without the doctor’s knowledge.

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