Sore Throats – When it comes to having a dry, scratchy throat you will want to coat it with something sweet, soft, and sticky. This can stop the pain while also making sure that you cut off the coughing that might accompany it. Not only will you be able to sleep better, but you will be able to breathe better. This can also be used by adults suffering the same problem.
Nose Bleeds – Cayenne pepper put on a cotton swab and dabbed inside the nose once it has been pinched off and held up for a few minutes can clot the blood. This is used throughout the world for medicinal purposes and it doesn't sting one bit.
Congestion – By filling a bulb syringe with contact lens solution and gently squirting it up the nose, you're able to release a lot of congestion being held there. It is a soft, gentle solution that breaks down the mucus. It should be used on those 6 months of age and older.
Bug Bites – Getting bug bites to stop itching can be a pain. However, with a teaspoon of baking soda and a little water to create a thick paste; there will be no more itch. A lot of times this can work better than those lotions you find in stores and it is an all natural product that is safe to use on children.
Swimmer's Ear – By using the warm setting on a hair dryer and gently putting it a foot away from the child's head and having it blow in the ear can evaporate any left over water. It is able to clear up most of it, however if there are signs of infection or if the pain persists you should see a doctor to see about an infection.
Swelling and Inflammation – Anything that is swollen can be brought back down by using a cool cucumber. The cucumber slices are able to sooth hot, swelling skin to take down any inflammation in the area. Once the original slice of cucumber becomes warm, just replace it with another cold slice.