She started writing in 1994 and has contributed articles to publications such as "Similimum" and the "IFH Journal." She has a Bachelor of Science in public health from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Science in holistic nutrition from Clayton College of Natural Health.
It should not be used near the nose or for inhalation in these younger children.
Do not use camphor oil if you are using homeopathic remedies, as it renders them ineffective.
Although there is no scientific evidence indicating that chicken soup is the panacea for all that ails, parents have offered it to children to help to soothe a cold and relieve congestion, according to Penn State Milton S. The warmth of the soup and the steam rising from the bowl may be the agents that help to loosen tightness in the chest and relieve stuffiness in the sinuses, allowing them to run freely.
Using over-the-counter medicinal cold and flu remedies may relieve symptoms and temporarily reduce breathing problems.