Cold weather makes babies more susceptible to coughing. When a child is sick, parents will be extremely confused. However, don’t worry, Bach Hoa Xanh will tell you the secret to treating your baby’s cough with an extremely common but very effective ingredient. That’s the baked orange peel!
Why baked orange peel can cure cough?
Orange peel has a lot of essential oils that have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine remedies for diseases such as: expectorant, dry cough, flu, etc. In addition, oranges are also a fruit rich in vitamin C. This is an extremely necessary substance when your body is weak, good support for the respiratory tract. For that reason, a folk remedy specializing in treating coughs for babies by baking orange peel wings has been used a lot since then.
When choosing oranges, mothers should choose fresh, sweet oranges that will make it easier for babies to eat. Use diluted salt water to remove toxins and dirt outside.
Use 2 wooden chopsticks to pierce the middle of the orange and secure them. Then heat the orange over low heat, constantly rotating the orange so that the peel does not burn. Note that coal fire is better than gas stove.
After baking for about 5-7 minutes, the orange peel will turn brown. It’s easiest for mom to peel oranges while it’s still hot.
Then, squeeze orange juice mixed with a little honey for the baby to drink. Feed your baby 2-3 times a day. After 2 days, your baby’s cough will go away without needing to visit a doctor or take medicine.
Treating cough with baked orange peel is a great tip. We can use it for both adults and children. If you don’t have a cough, you can still use this method to make orange juice, which is still very healthy.
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