Inexperienced mothers usually panic when their child is ill or something isn’t as it should be. But, there’s no need to worry or be desperate. Visiting the doctor is very important, because you can avoid some more serious condition in the child’s organism.
When an infection is taking place in a child’s organism, it is normal that fever is one of the symptoms, because it is a way of the organism to defend itself from the agents that are preventing its normal functioning.
The fever becomes dangerous when it passes 38° C and you must know what you can do in order to lower it.
You must stay calm during the whole period and maintain a stable state for the child.
They are 4 principal natural medicines that can help you lower the fever in a child. The ingredients include: grated potatoes, brandy and water, cold cloth and cold water.
Wash them before use.
Peel them and cut them in tracks.
Put them on the child’s feet and put it some socks on.
Water and brandy:
Dilute a cup of brandy in the same water quantity.
Soak several pieces of gauze in the diluted liquid.
Put the gauze in the socks.
You will put it on the child’s forehead.
Dampen it with cold water (from the fridge).
The child must lie down horizontally.
To acquire better results, it is recommended to douche the child with lukewarm water and give it cold drinks to avoid dehydration.