5 Home Remedies For Baby Cold

baby coldOur babies are very much prone to cold and get hit by it frequently. We always get worried about our little ones although it’s a trivial problem. However, it is better to take quick action in case of our babies. They have a weak immunity and are vulnerable to the harsh effects of medicines and treatments.

Thus, we should always go for the natural way in their cases. To our good luck, we are blessed with many beneficial ingredients in our vicinity which can help us in curing our babies. Baby cold can be easily taken care by adopting the simple and tested home remedies. All that is required is the proper way to adopt it. Below, I will try to make you aware about a few successful home remedies for baby cold.

Best Home Remedies For Baby Cold

Bishop’s Weed

This is also known as ajwain in Indian kitchens. Ajwain is very readily available in the market and has got many beneficial properties which can cure baby cough. Take half cup of water and boil it with one fourth teaspoon of ajwain seeds in it. Let it cool down a bit.

Bishop's Weed

Strain the liquid and make your baby consume it in intervals all through the day. This will decrease the symptoms of cough and ultimately cure it. Water can be replaced by milk as well. Adopt this procedure for 2 days for complete relief.

Mustard Oil And Garlic Message

This is a home remedy which is 100% effective and have been followed from the times of our grandmothers. Take 2 tablespoons of mustard oil in a bowl and heat it up. Peel off 3 to 4 cloves of garlic and chop it into small pieces.

mustard oil

Put these chopped garlic pieces into the hot mustard oil and leave it for half an hour. Later when the oil is slightly warm, use it to gently apply on the back of the chest, neck, palms and the feet of your baby. Keep her covered for sometime for visible improvement.

Ginger And Honey

Combination of both the ingredients is very beneficial in case of cough. Take 1 teaspoon of honey in a bowl and mix it with half teaspoon of juice of ginger. Make your baby lick the preparation 2 to 3 times all through the day.

ginger and honey

This will drain out the cough and cure your baby fast. You need to continue with this process for 3 days to get the expected result. This is a slow but effective home remedy for baby cold.

Almond And Milk

In this preparation, we will be using the goodness of almond to cure our babies. Take 2 tablespoons of hot milk in a small bowl. Take one fourth the piece of a raw almond and grate it finely.


Mix it with the hot milk to make a smooth paste. Make your baby consume it twice a day for relief from the symptoms of cold. Do this for a few days to observe the improvement in the condition of your baby.

Hot Bishop’s Weed Compress

This technique is very useful for the babies below 4 months of age as they do not consume external food. Take 2 tablespoons of ajwain and tie them in a cotton cloth making a soft ball. Now place this ajwain ball on the preheated dry pan for sometime.

Remove it and let it cool down to the temperature which can be bared by your baby’s skin. Place this warm ball on the back of the chest of your baby and use it to compress for a few minutes. Repeat this three times a day for an overnight improvement. This is a safe way to cure your infant.