How to make inhalations with soda?
Inhalations with soda have long been used in the treatment of various respiratory diseases. It is a proven means of traditional medicine, and doctors fairly often recommend it as an additional effective treatment. Correctly performed procedure will eliminate such manifestations of respiratory diseases, such as:
- the separation of mucus;
- pain in the nose and throat.
The basis of this technique is that the baking soda penetrates into the affected tissues and cells of the respiratory system and has anti-inflammatory effects without adverse effect on other systems of the body. Soda is a unique substance against pathogenic microbes. Due to these properties it is widely used in medicine as a disinfectant during the treatment of the common cold. It is recognized that the best soda treatment helps with angina. After inhalation with soda leaves the phlegm, stops cough. Most people have heard of the inhalation with baking soda, but not everyone is familiar with the technique of the procedure.
How to do inhalation with baking soda?
There are 2 ways the procedure. The first involves the use of an ordinary pot of boiling water, and the second - more modern - requires the use of special devices for conducting inhalation, the so-called nebulizer. However, not everyone has this device, but you can do without it. Of course, with the nebulizer easier, but if not, then the inhalation is performed the old fashioned way. For the preparation of the treatment solution need to take 1 tbsp of baking soda and 1 liter of boiling water.
Attention! During inhalation the steam temperature should not be above 57°C. If the temperature is higher such steam to inhale is strictly prohibited.
In addition, the high temperature will destroy all the beneficial properties of baking soda. But if the treatment of children less than one year, the vapor temperature is above 30°C. Inhalation with soda is not more than 10 minutes for an adult and no longer than 3 minutes for a toddler. There are also a number of General rules which should be observed:
- it is impossible to make a soda inhalation after a meal and before eating;
- not immediately after the procedure to go for a walk;
- not to strain the vocal cords within 30 minutes after inhalation (not to talk);
- can't do the inhalation, if the body temperature is high.
For young children it is best to do inhalations with soda, using a special device is a nebulizer, as it will help to achieve a positive effect. First, not every baby can,under the blanket, breathing over the hot saucepan. In addition, there is the risk of burning the mucous. Therefore the child to bagging the old-fashioned way is not recommended. The procedure should be done 2 times a day, preferably up to 18 hours. When will be noticeable improvement in the condition of the patient, inhalation stop, as abuse of these procedures may lead to dryness of mucous membranes.
Inhalation with baking soda is used to eliminate the symptoms of such respiratory diseases like rhinitis, cough, pain in the nose and throat.
If diagnosed rhinitis, during inhalation, to inhale steam treatment nose. In soda solution it will be useful to add a couple of drops of iodine that will help to relieve the inflammation with the mucosa of the nasopharynx. In addition to iodine greater are the benefits of Supplement of essential oils:
Treatments with baking soda for the treatment of cough have a positive effect immediately after the first inhalation. If the cough is dry, throat is softened, if wet, then begins to move away phlegm from the bronchial tubes. The most effective solutions for the treatment of cough the following:
- Treatment with soda and iodine. For the manufacture of the treatment solution needed in 1 liter of boiling water add a spoonful of baking soda and a few drops of iodine. Inhalation should be 3 times a day for 10 minutes.
- Soda-garlic inhalation. For its preparation you need to take 6 cloves of garlic, fine chop and pour a liter of water, put to boil on the fire. After boiling, cook for approximately 5 minutes, Then remove the broth from heat and slightly cool, add a spoonful of baking soda. Next you need to cover with a warm blanket and inhale the vapors. The breathing should be: 2 inhale mouth, exhale nose, and Vice versa. This procedure is recommended to do 3 times a day. Improvement will come on the third day. This way not only helps with the cough - a good result is achieved in the treatment of angina and rhinitis. If diagnosed laryngitis, the inhalation of this solution will help soothe a sore throat. In the treatment of laryngitis procedure can be done up to 7 times a day.
Soda treatments in the period of carrying a child the most safe, they will help a pregnant woman without any consequences to cure colds. Some women are still afraid to spend inhalations with soda, thinking that it will harm the baby. In vain, as in the chemical composition of baking soda there are no life-threatening elements. However, if there is concern, you can replace the soda with “Borjomi or Essentuki.
Treatments to eliminate cough
Soda inhalations help many children in the fight against dry cough with a cold. Notthe secret is that exhausting exhausting cough toddler at night. Causes of dry cough may be different, the most common is the following:
- allergic reaction;
- foreign object in the nose and throat;
- malfunction of the Central nervous system;
- heart disease;
- a number of medicines.
What inhalation will benefit from dry cough? First, help is steam inhalation. Steam thins mucus and removes it from the body. Thanks to a couple of the slime wears off, the cough becomes wet and moves sputum from the bronchi. For inhalation well to apply the following herbal teas:
- with calendula;
- with eucalyptus;
- with mother and stepmother;
- with thyme and sage.
All of these teas provide anti-inflammatory and softening effect. In addition, a good result given the onion and garlic due to their component of the volatile is a special anti-microbial substances. We must not forget about the Anis, mint, pine and fir. You can add them to the solution during inhalation to breathe through the mouth. The procedure is best done in the morning, no later than 6 PM, so as not to disrupt sleep. As mentioned above, there are before and after the procedure is prohibited. It is not recommended to talk after the procedure. In addition to herbal inhalations wonderful healing effect alkaline inhalations with soda or mineral water.
Attention! Before you start doing inhalation, it is recommended to consult with your doctor. Inhalation by a doctor as adjuvant treatment.
The mainstay of treatment of colds - it's still a synthetic drugs. If the doctor prescribed inhalations, it is necessary to remember the rule: solutions for the treatments are prepared exclusively in sterile saline or distilled water. Before the procedure the solution should be heated to 20°C. When using a nebulizer can be added to a solution of decoctions and infusions. For inhaler suitable for the following products:
- Drops eye.
- Mineral water.
- Lidocaine 2%.
Lidocaine is rarely used for blunting pain. Inhalation with a nebulizer is very popular. Why? Just they are comfortable and give a great effect. The nebulizer allows the medicine to penetrate deeper than the old ways. When the inhalation device, the medicine gets into the lungs, bypassing the bloodstream. The drug is for inhalation needs to find a doctor, otherwise you can not cure the common cold, and cause even greater harm.