Inhalations can be done in simple old ways:breathe over a kettle, a saucepan or use modern nebulizers and inhalers. But in any case, when performing inhalations with cough, it is necessary to observe the rules for their intake:
1. The procedure can be taken an hour before meals.
2. After the end of inhalation is not recommended for an hour to talk, sing, take food.
3. During inhalation with a cold, one should breathe only with the nose, and with a cough and sore throat should be inhaled through the mouth and exhaled through the nose
4. Do not combine oil and steam inhalations.
5. The session time is from 5 to 15 minutes.
6. Ten treatments are recommended for treatment.
7. If you are inclined to allergic reactions, it is necessary to conduct a preliminary test for the sensitivity of essential oils and infusions on the elbow, to look at the reaction after 20 minutes and after a day.
There are several types of inhalations, such as:steam, Thermo-, oil inhalation and aerophytotherapy, halotherapy, aeroionotherapy, which are variations of inhalation, are gaining in popularity.
Very useful inhalation for cough withnebulizer, which acts locally as an aerosol from small particles of drugs that can penetrate deeply into the bronchi and lungs. Such an inhaler is convenient and easy to use, it has a mask or tip, which allows more comfortable and pleasant treatment.
For pain in the throat, steam inhalations are used.To do this, you can brew oregano, chamomile, sage, thyme, taking 1 tbsp. l herb per 1 glass of water. And you can use volatile essential oils, such as: eucalyptus, pine oil, menthol or fir, 10 drops per half a glass of water, heat up to 55-65 degrees and conduct inhalation. Breath over boiling water is not worth it, always have to cool the broth.
At an elevated temperature, purulent sore throat, or puffiness, inhalations are contraindicated.
Steam inhalations when coughing are done with the mother andstepmother, thyme, ledum, and nine. But it is much more effective to use warm-moisture inhalations with Borjomi mineral water, with a mixture of chamomile flowers, sage, eucalyptus, calendula and St. John's wort or from ready-made pharmacies for calendula or chlorophyllipt to reduce cough and sputum discharge.
When a throat is thrown, hoarseness and loss of voicewill be effective oil inhalation, for 5 minutes, for 7 days. For this use peach, eucalyptus, sea-buckthorn, camphor oil, propolis with olive oil. All of them perfectly remove dryness, soften the mucous membrane and protect it from various irritations.
Heat-in-gas inhalation for cough and coldit is good to carry out with honey, which dissolves in warm water 1: 5. This solution can be filled nebulizer and sprayed into the nose and throat for 10 minutes. In the beginning, you have to inhale through the nose, and exhale through the mouth, and then vice versa. The temperature of the solution used should not be higher than 38-40 degrees. Contraindications for inhalation are tuberculosis, pleurisy, acute pneumonia and severe heart disease.
Inhalation with a cough of non-allergic nature cancarry out in the form of aerophytotherapy. To do this, you can put bottles in the room with essential oils of eucalyptus, coriander, basil for antibacterial effect, you can breathe over steam with water, in which you can drip some essential oil, you can take aromatic fragrance and breathe fragrances for an hour. Contraindications to such sessions are severe heart and lung diseases, pregnancy and individual intolerance. Children are very careful with such procedures.
During pregnancy, inhalation on coughingspend with different herbs. So, with dry cough use sage, lime color, chamomile, and when coughing with phlegm apply a leaf of cowberry, ledum, plantain, Borjomi or soda solution.
Inhalations are carried out by compression andultrasonic nebulizers. The latter are very convenient for children, but we must remember that when they are used many medications in them are destroyed by ultrasound.