Herbal Treatment of Congestion, Asthma, and Colds in Babies
To naturally treat congestion, asthma and colds in babies and infants is not so difficult as some people may think. Giving the baby a tea of the following medicinal herbs will prove very beneficial. They are scallion, mint, jack in the bush, sweet basil, chamomile, Irish moss with cinnamon and honey, rosemary as well as anise.
To break up stuffy nostrils and breathing passage, just simmer any of the following herbs in an empty pot and inhale vapors. The medicinal herbs are chamomile, ginkgo biloba, rosemary, eucalyptus as well as garlic.
In regards to breaking up mucus on the baby's chest, beat egg white and let it stand for some minutes, then skim off the froth followed with the adding of honey. Depending on the age of the baby, you may give a dose of two teaspoonfuls or more.