Buy some gauze, the kind in a big roll. Cut a long, thin strip, long enough to be a 'necklace' but not long enough to tangle around the child's neck. Cut another piece, kind of a large square, the approximate size of a post-it-note. Take 2 decent sized cloves of very fresh garlic, peel, put in square gauze. Bring together the 4 corners of the square, tie with a small strip of gauze or some ordinary sewing thread. Take the long strip of gauze, tie it around the top of the garlic pouch you now have, 3 knots so it does not come open. Take this necklace, and tie the two ends together, so you literally have a necklace tu put over your child's head. Place this necklace on your child the way you would put on a jewelry necklace, making sure the pouch is resting close enpugh to child's nose that chils is breathing in the garlic 'fumes'. DO THIS ONLY DURING NAPS, WHILE CHILD IS IN YOUR EYESIGHT, NEVER AT BEDTIME!!! Garlic will not only get rid of stuffiness, but will make the cold go away much sooner, as it kills bacteria. This is a great remedy for babies, to whom you do not want to give chemicals! This, along with a mix of fresh mint/chamomile tea, sweetened minimally with honey, will ease your child's sufferring quickly and naturally!
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