Mix together a tablespoon of each, microwave for 20 seconds until warm (not hot), and have your child swallow the mixture a teaspoon at a time.
Grate fresh ginger or steep ginger tea bags in hot water for 5 minutes. Let the tea cool and have your child drink it slowly.
Mix 1/4 teaspoon of salt in 8 ounces of warm water. Use a nasal bulb syringe to squirt the solution into your child's nose.
Running a humidifier in your child's room can help to add moisture to the air, which can soothe a cough.
Chicken soup has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. It can also help to soothe a sore throat and loosen mucus.
Probiotics are live bacteria that are similar to the "good" bacteria that naturally live in the gut.
Chamomile tea is a mild sedative that can help to promote relaxation and sleep. It is also a natural inflammatory that can help to soothe a sore throat or cough.
Peppermint oil has a cooling effect that can help to relieve headaches. Apply a small amount of peppermint oil to your child's forehead or temples and massage gently.
Calendula cream is a natural anti-inflammatory that can help to soothe and heal diaper rash.
Oatmeal has anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties that can help to relieve the itching and redness of eczema.