4. A cloth can be dipped in Eucalyptus oil and placed in the room where the baby is.
5. Feed warm milk and keep baby hydrated.
-ajwain 3 tbsp
-powdered jaggery or palm sugar -half tbsp
-pepper – 2 or 3
Cumin. 2 tbsp
Curry leaves 2-3
ajwain leaves 1
beetle leaf – small piece
honey – 1 tbsp
turmeric powder -1 tbsp
Tulsi leaves -2
water – 150 ml
Cool and feed it to the little one at regular intervals.
Some remedies are given below
1. Try to divert the baby.
2. Give them water to sip.
3. Make the baby lie down and pat their back.
2. Apply chamomile tea bags.
3. Teething rings can be given for chewing.
4 . Coconut oil or almond oil can be applied over the gums.
This can range from moderate to severe.
Apply a paste of sandalwood powder(from sandalwood stick and not sandalwood tablets sold over the counter)on the affected area.
This provides a cooling effect and also is soothing for the skin irritation.
We can also apply coconut oil whenever we wear the diaper on the little one.
Most important point to be kept in mind is each time we change diaper wipe with a clean cloth dipped in lukewarm water , air dry the area of five minutes, apply coconut oil generously.
It is even more better if we leave them diaper free for few hours during the day.
This is generally given immediately after a bath.
The six items and their benefits are listed below.
*SWEET FLAG (VASAMBU)- Increases immunity and hunger.
*INK NUT (KADUKAI)- Increases bowel movement.
*MAASIKAI (GALL NUT/OAK NUT)- Prevents the white layer on tongue.
*INDIAN GINGER/SNAP GINGER (SITHARATHAI)- remedy from cold & cough.
*NUTMEG (JATHIKAI)- Induces good sleep.
*DRY GINGER (SUKKU)- remedy from cold & cough.
*TURMERIC (MANJAL/ HALDI) (OPTIONAL)- Antiseptic
2. Give two spoons of ajwain water or jeera water after each feed.
3. Include garlic in veggie puree.
4. Do bicycle excercise or peddling movement.
5.I LOVE YOU exercise
Rub the left side of baby tummy( your right side).
Rub in shape of inverted L and then and inverted U.
Castor oil is known to reduce body heat and have clean bowels.
Apply little castor oil on top of the head at the centre once your little one wake up.
Apply on the feet and tummy( naval and area around)
This will reduce body heat of the baby.
Best sought home remedy for almost any health ailments in new borns.
The vasambu stick is usually made as small beads and tied as bracelet in both hands. The babies lick it which cures almost all stomach ailments and gas troubles.It can also be put in a potli and kept near the cradle or bed.
The vasambu stick is kept handy at home.
It is burnt in fire and the charred pieces is made into powder, mixed with castor oil and applied on tummy.Right from day one.
This powder can also be given orally mixed with honey.
This can be done once a week.
The vasambu stick is also available in powder form in shops.
Given common names below
vasambu – Tamil
vasa Bach – Hindi