How to treat cough with bronchitis
You will need
- For the preparation of anise-honey mixture:
- - 2 tbsp. anise seeds,
- - 4-6 tablespoons of honey
- - 1 tbsp. boiling water.
- For cooking broth from onions and garlic:
- - 5-6 medium onions,
- - 1 head of garlic,
- - 1 liter of milk.
Cough for bronchitis is treated depending on the severity of the process. During the period of treatment, exclude from the diet fried, spicy, smoked food, as it irritates the mucous membrane. Eat vegetable and dairy dishes, you can eat fruit. Drink plenty of water. Give up smoking, regularly air the room and moisten the air.
In the first days of the disease with painful, dry and debilitating cough, take antitussives. These include codeine-containing drugs - Codelac, Codterpin, non-narcotic drugs - Tusupreks, Libexin, Glaucin, Levopront. In folk medicine, for dry cough, used marsh mallow, coltsfoot, thermopsis and licorice root.
For 3-4 days the sputum starts to depart,During this period, stop taking antitussive drugs and start drinking drugs that dilute sputum (mucolytics), facilitate its progress and improve its cough (mucokinetics). Carbonocysteine, Acetylcysteine are referred to as mucolytic agents. The group of mucokinetics includes reflex medications: Ambroxol, Bromhexin, Altea, Thyme, Plantain, ammonia-anisic drops. Mukokinetic affect the work of the ciliary epithelium, make sputum less viscous, thereby facilitating its excretion.
For the treatment of bronchitis, you can drink herbs. With a dry cough, brew "Breast collection number 1" and "Chest collection number 2", with a wet cough, charges number 3 and number 4. To facilitate the condition, do inhalation, which will have an expectorant effect. The solution contains heated alkaline water, anise, eucalyptus oil, 2% sodium hydrocarbonate solution. Perform inhalation 3 times a day for 5 minutes for 5 days.
A good expectorant effect is anise with honey. Pour boiling water over the seeds of anise and hold on low heat for 15-20 minutes. Then cool, strain, add honey. Use the drug before meals at 0.5 st. 2-3 times a day.To liquefy sputum effective infusion of onion and garlic. Cook onions and garlic in milk, cool and take еды cup 5-6 times a day after eating.
A good expectorant is baking soda. It has a negative effect on most viruses and bacteria in the bronchi, stimulates secretion of bronchus and lung secretions.