How to apply ointment for rubbing with bronchitis?
Ointment for rubbing with bronchitis - a good remedy against one of its main symptoms: cough. This common disease can equally affect young patients and adults. The procedure of friction known to man since ancient times when our ancestors quite successfully treated patients suffering from cough.
As the friction you can apply a warming ointment pharmacy or home of origin. But not every tool is suitable for all occasions. In order to choose the right ointment necessary spectrum of action, it is important to understand the causes of disease and to make sure that it is really bronchitis. Moreover, for each form of the disease fits your specific drug.
Varieties of bronchitis
Is an inflammatory disease of the bronchial tubes of the person, which usually is accompanied by a dry or wet (with phlegm) cough, shortness of breath, General malaise. Bronchitis are primary and secondary.
The primary form of the disease the bronchial tree becomes inflamed independently. Secondary bronchitis is accompanied by infectious diseases (e.g., influenza) or lung diseases (inflammation, tuberculosis). This disease can cause kidney and heart failure.
Depending on how bronchitis manifests itself, will be assigned the appropriate treatment. In the heat, for example, prescribed strict bed rest and heavy smokers prohibit Smoking. Doctors do not recommend too to humidify or dry the air in the room where the patient. But the abundant hot drink is necessary.
Most often antibiotics are prescribed, but only under the condition that the temperature of the patient lasts more than 2-3 days or if re-amplification of symptoms. In any case, the course of treatment appoint a doctor.
Acute obstructive bronchitis (AOB) - a disease in which due to the inflammation occurs, the bronchial spasm and there is a violation of patency respiratory tract. Most often, this bronchitis occurs in children. Causes: viral infection (Mycoplasma, rhinoviruses, adenoviruses), or allergies, contact with mold, Smoking in the passive form.
Acute obstructive bronchitis may return in the form of relapse, and this may cause the development of asthma. So everyone should remember one important rule: at an elevated temperature and OOB in any case do not use rubbing warming ointments.
The technique of applying the tools
Best grinding to donight (before bed). Before direct manipulation, be sure to test the cream on an allergic reaction.
To make it easy. You need to apply small amount of ointment on a small area of the skin. If after 15 minutes there is no redness, itching and burning, then you can safely begin the procedure.
For this intensive, but not pressing movements you need to RUB the ointment into the chest and back. Should avoid the heart and nipples. You can also RUB the feet of the patient.
After making these rubbing movements should be laid and well wrap the patient to drink a hot drink.
As ointments blends made at home. For example, use goat's or badger fat, melted butter or honey. Bronchitis proved to be excellent ointment, which is composed of goat fat and honey.
For its preparation you will need:
- 0.5 l goat fat;
- 20 ml of propolis tincture;
- device water bath.
The ingredients are mixed in a water bath and incubated until then, until contained in the tincture the alcohol to evaporate. The mixture is then cooled and used for grinding. The ointment should be applied for children aged older than 3 years. Also a nice warming effect has alcohol or vodka.
From pharmacy ointments one of the most popular is considered the drugs. It is composed of:
- menthol (dilator of blood vessels, relieve);
- camphor (irritating cough medicine);
- thymol (great antiseptic);
- oils of nutmeg, eucalyptus and turpentine.
Thanks to this ointment has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect. It causes a rush of blood to the areas that suffered the medicine. After rubbing the oils gradually evaporate, and inhalation of the patients report a relieved breath. The tool recommended for use for children over 3 years, and apply it 2-3 times a day.
After the procedure the child may cause allergic reactions on some components. Contraindications are: whooping cough, a tendency to convulsions, and hypersensitivity to various damage the integrity of the skin and skin diseases (dermatitis, eczema).
Turpentine ointment disinfects well, distract from Intrusive symptoms and relieve. It is done on the basis of gum turpentine. She has a very good warming effect.
Turpentine ointment is recommended for use only with 3 years.
For children of this age and older ointment can be mixed equally with childrencream to reduce its irritant effect. Contraindications: damaged skin, pregnancy and lactation, renal and hepatic disease. Usually after a few treatments the patient's condition significantly improved.
The composition of eucalyptus balm Dr. Tissa includes oils of eucalyptus and pine needles and camphor. This combined drug contributes to liquefaction of sputum and leads to its expectoration. The tool has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. To begin, however, from the age of two.
The ointment can be used as a inhalation (from 12 years). To do this, 2 teaspoons of means to dissolve in a liter of hot water. Then inhale the vapors for 10 minutes. Contraindications: injuries and diseases of the skin, whooping cough.
All the famous Vietnamese balm "Star" could not enter this list. It includes these oils: peppermint, clove, eucalyptus, Bay. The balm is distracting, irritating and antiseptic. Contraindications: injuries and diseases of the skin, pregnancy, Allergy.
BOM-benge ointment contains menthol, peppermint oil and methyl salicylate. It should apply only on healthy skin area for children aged 3 years and those who do not have allergies to components of the drug.
Ointment pulmeks Baby famous expectorant and antiseptic. It can be used for children from six months old. RUB 2 times a day. Contraindications: hypersensitivity to the drug.
Daring to use ointment for rubbing, you need to consult with your doctor and take into account the age and individual characteristics of the child. Self-medication can be dangerous for your health!