From traditional medicinal drugs for getting rid of itching it is recommended to choose tools that not only eliminate the symptoms but also the cause. For complex effects on the common cold most often used are antiviral and hydrating medication as an aqueous solution "Interferon", intended for washing the nasal passages and preparations based on seawater. This category includes drugs "Dolphin", "saline" and "Aqualor", which washed his nose.
Well proven in the treatment of severe runny nose homeopathic remedies such as "Epornium Compositum" and "EDAS-131". These drugs are made from substances of plant or mineral origin and are selected individually. Not far behind them and the herbal remedies, which are the main components of the essential oil of eucalyptus and peppermint – "the Throat" and "Cold". In severe cases of rhinitis doctors prescribe sprays and nasal drops with antibiotics – however, be aware that they are effective only in bacterial in origin rhinitis.
The most popular ways of treatment of severe cold apply vasoconstrictor drops "Naphazoline", "Taufon",".", "I" and "Galazolin", which greatly facilitate the human condition. But after their actions the nasal mucosa starts to swell, resulting vasoconstrictors are used again and again without eliminating the cause of the common cold.
In order not to hurt the body, you can resort to folk medicine. So, to stop a bad cold, you can use aloe Vera juice – I use a slightly frostbitten leaves of the plant through a meat grinder, then dilute the juice with water in proportion 1:1 and dripping it into the nose 3 times daily for 5-10 drops in each nostril. Swelling of the mucous will help a cloth bag with heated salt, crushed boiled egg and paraffin, which is applied to the nose. You can also mix 3 tablespoons of beet juice with 1 teaspoon of honey and dripping this solution 4 times a day 2-4 drops in each nostril.
Preparations based on sea water are ideal to prevent drying of the nasal passages and mucous content in them.
When cold occurred on the background of colds, the use of such drops is impractical.
Advice 2 : How to close a running nose, or opposition to the cold
A runny nose, or rhinitis, is a common symptom of respiratory infections of viral and allergic diseases. Depending on the cause of ailments in the treatment are used as pharmaceuticals, and traditional medicines.
You will need
- For the preparation of nose drops:
- - med;
- - aloe Vera.
- To prepare the solution for nasal lavage:
- - sea salt;
- - water.
- Warm up:
- - eggs;
- - coarse sea salt
- For the rehabilitation of the nasal cavity for children up to years:
- - physiological solution of sodium chloride;
- - rubber syringe No. 1.
The main group of medicines for the treatment of rhinitis present decongestants. Acting on certain receptors, they reduce the swelling of the nasal mucosa. Also used drugs, possessing anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic. However, prolonged use of these funds severely dry mucous membranes of the nose and causing it to atrophy, with the result that may develop vasomotor rhinitis. In this state of free breathing through the nose without the use of vasoconstrictor drops is impossible. To avoid this undesirable effect, it is not recommended to apply medicines for longer than five days. Before using every means necessary to carefully study the manual, where you specify the method of application and dosage depending on age.
Folk remedy for nasal discharge during cold can be applied for a longer time. The most effective are the drops on the basis of aloe juice and honey. To prepare this effective remedy just. To 1 teaspoon of aloe juice, add 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix well and leave in a warm place for a day. Instill 2 drops of received funds in each nostril 2 times a day for 5-7 days. In addition to antibacterial and decongestant properties, such drops have the ability to improve the regeneration of the mucous membrane.
In marked rhinitis allergic nature of conventional vasoconstrictor drugs will not help. It is important that the therapeutic agents included the anti-allergic components. In addition to local treatment need to take antihistamines. They will select the allergist, taking into account age, possible side reactions and the presence of contraindications.
In children (particularly under one year of age) treatment of rhinitis is frequent removal of the discharge and rinsing the nasal passages with saline. Use of pharmaceutical drugs at this age is not desirable and is possible only after consulting a pediatrician.
A good effect has physiotherapy. If you do not want to visit for this purpose a medical facility, use heat treatments at home. This will suit boiled eggs or heated large salt. The area of warming - the location of the maxillary and frontal sinuses. The exposure time is not more than twenty minutes.
If a cold accompanied by high fever, pain in the forehead, the appearance of discharge from the nose is green, should immediately contact a doctor. These signs can be symptoms of various complications.
To reduce the probability of occurrence of the common cold will help clear the nostrils with a weak solution of sea salt (1 teaspoon to 1 liter of water).