How to Make a Homemade Saline Solution for Nebulizer. Here is the Simple Recipe of making a Saline Solution that can be used in the nebulizer. Why you need these solutions, actually it helps in respiratory diseases and disorders. And many parents do not know how to make or use a saline solution in a nebulizer to treat babies or toddlers at home.
There is nothing to panic about; Parents can easily make the Solution at Home to use in a nebulizer. What is nebulizer; it’s the best and most effective way to treat respiratory problems in babies and toddlers. Actually, it helps in opening up the inflamed airways and help kids to have instant breathed. Here is the list of products which help you to Make the Solution and Other Medical Requirement for Babies.
Checklist Before Making the Solution
# For Safety & Hygiene purpose use 2 Rubber gloves.
# Before using or making it, first consult your physician can check about the concentration and discuss the method you are going to adapt.
# Please note that once the solution is ready, don’t ever put anything in the solution, as it can contaminate the fluid with germs.
# When the saline solution is ready to check its color, it should be clear, not cloudy
# Don’t allow anyone any family to drink it or taste it in fun also.
# Use the saline solution within 24 hours (one day), once it has made and after that throw the solution.
# Prepare a fresh saline solution for your kids after one day.
# For storing the saline solution use the fresh and new sterilized container, don’t use containers in which you keep your food items.
How to Make Homemade Saline Solution Recipe
8 Cup Water (Filtered Water for Sure)
1/2 tsp Non-Iodized Salt
> Put the Water into a Saucepan and wait for the Water to Get Boiled.
> Wait for 15 minutes to get the Water Fully Boiled.
> Now Mix 1/2 tsp of salt into the water and stir to dissolve and cover the saucepan with a plate.
> Once it’s done, keep the water to get cool to room temperature.
> Use the saline solution immediately or store it in a sterilized container and keep it in the refrigerator.
How this Saline Solution Helps in Nebulizer
> You can use this Homemade Saline Solution in your Nebulizer to help with Breathing Issues and the salt in solutions keep in killing the bacteria & viruses.
> Actually, the Moisture coming out from the nebulizer makes breathing easier.
> Parents can give this treatment twice in 3 hours a day, call your doctor before starting the treatment and discuss.
> Some people use the squeeze bottle to drop a few drops into each nostril and to clear the congestion.
How to Clean the Nebulizer in Microwave
Step 1 # Take the nebulizer apart. Wash the pieces in warm soapy water.
Step 2 # Rinse with nebulizer parts in the hot water.
Step 3 # Place the nebulizer pieces in a big bowl and add enough water so that it completely covers all the pieces.
Step 4 # Now Microwave it for 3-5 minutes; please that don’t leave it in high power to a longer period of time, otherwise it damages the nebulizer pieces
Step 5 # When it’s done place the nebulizer pieces on a dry towel.