It is normal to feel worried when you see that your child has a fever, because no parent can be calm when they see that their little one feels bad.
Although it is quite normal for children to have a fever, especially when the body is fighting a virus, this symptom should never be ignored, especially if the body temperature exceeds 37.5°C.
Although there are numerous medications to relieve mild fever, relying too much on them can cause the immune system of the little one cannot fight other bacteria due to constant medication.
Fortunately, there are several home remedies that you can use to help reduce your child’s fever naturally:
1- Cold water
This is one of the simplest home remedies that you can use to relieve your little one’s fever. Just soak a clean rag in tap water and wring out the excess. Use the cloth to moisten specific areas such as the armpitsthe handsthe feet and the groin to help lower the temperature.
You can also place a cold, wet cloth on the child’s forehead. Change it every few minutes to speed up the fever reduction process.
2- Light clothing
Remove any of the thicker garments have your little one This will help reduce fever, especially when carried out in conjunction with other remedies.
3- Drink liquids
Do have your child drink as much fluid as possible. Be patient, especially if he has a stomach flu, as he may refuse at first. Even a teaspoon or two of water can go a long way.
Ginger has powerful properties antibacterial Y antivirals. One way to use ginger to reduce fever is by preparing tea based on half a teaspoon of grated ginger in a cup of boiling water. Add a little honey to sweeten and then have the little one drink it little by little.
5- Apple cider vinegar
The acid found in vinegar can help relieve a fever. To do this, simply add half a cup of vinegar in a warm water bath and have your child take a bath for 5-10 minutes. You will see a noticeable improvement in just a few minutes.