Croup is a disease of the Larynx and the Trachea.
An Infection that causes inflammation of the Larynx and the Trachea is Croup.
Larynx is known as the Voice Box and Trachea is known as the Wind pipe.
It is mainly caused by Para influenza Virus.
It causes swelling of the Vocal box and breathing difficulties.
It usually get worse at night.
Causes of Croup
Para influenza Virus
If not treated properly, Croup may cause
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Materia Medica for Croup
1.) childrens Motrin - decreases pain and imflafation.
2.) standing by an open window breathing in outside, cool night air. Minimum 10-15 min.
3.) glass of warm tea with honey- warm tea soothes, honey naturally has an antibiotic property to it.
4.) children's cough medicine- coats the throat and calms the reflexes.
5.) Vicks on the chest and bottom of the feet.
6.) put back to bed propped up on pillows to relieve pressure.
7.) turn on cool most humidifier, place near bed.
Mullein ( Mulethi ) for Croup
Prepare a decoction of the leaves and Flowers of Mullein. Take two-three times a day.
Prepare a decoction of 2 gm Polygala Amara
in 300 ml of water. Boil for 5 minutes. Leave it covered for 10 minutes and then strain. Drink 3 cups a day.
Add four drops of Peppermint Essential Oil in a warm bathtub. Soak your body in it for 15 minutes. Repeat the process once a day. Multiple Herbs How to Use Herbal Treatment? Click Here +
It helps to ease Cough and Congestion.
Herbal Treatment For Croup 1
Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Mullein and roots of Comfrey. Take both in equal quantity. Add one tablespoon of Garlic juice in it. Have it once a day.
Herbal Treatment For Croup 2
Take Slippery Elm, Boneset, Licorice, Flax in equal quantity. Use it as a fomentation.
Herbal Treatment For Croup 3
Take 8 drops of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and two drops each of Frankincense and Peppermint Essential Oil. Mix them well. Apply this oil blend to the chest, back and soles of feet and gently massage it. Repeat the process after every one hour.
It will ease congestion.