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Herbs to treat Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pertussis is a disease that attacks the respiratory system caused by bacteria that live in the mouth, nose and throat. Caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. The disease is quite severe when the toddler suffered, it can even result in death in children aged less than 1 year.

Causes of Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Causes Pertussis is bordetella portusis or Hemophilus pertussis, can be found in the respiratory tract, tract and the tract genitou gastrointesttimalis rinorius. Bordetella portusis is a small germ, not moving, gram negative and obtained by nasopharyngeal swab on the area of the patient. Bordetella Pertussis many attacking American States, Denmark, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Russia.

Signs and symptoms of Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

The incubation period is about 7-14 days. The disease can last up to 6 weeks or more and is divided into three stages, namely:

  • Cataralis Stage
Approximately 1-2 weeks. In the beginning only a mild cough, especially at night. Cough is getting more severe and happen at night. Other symptoms are a runny nose, and anorexia. This stage resembles influenza.

  • Spasmodic Stage
Approximately 2-4 weeks. At the end of the week cough increasingly severe and occurs in the form of paroxysmal cough typical. The patient was sweating, blood vessels widen the neck and face. Coughing makes people look nervous. Coughing will become longer and often end up sounding like a deep breath (pitched). Some parts of the body the patient will turn blue due to not getting enough oxygen during coughing. Vomiting and exhaustion commonly occurs after coughing attacks usually occur at night. During the healing period, the cough will be reduced gradually.

  • Convalesensi Stage
About 4-6 weeks. Bouts of coughing and vomiting reduced. Appetite was raised again. Infaksi sort of "Common Cold" can cause coughing again.

Pathophysiology of Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Lesions found in the bronchi, but there may be changes in the mucous membranes of the trachea and nasopharynx. Mucus is formed to the small bronchi can lead to emphysema and atelektosis exudation can also get to the alveoli and cause secondary infections.

Some of the herbs that can be used to treat Pertussis (Whooping Cough), among others:

  • 1 stalk of leucas lavandulifolia Smith (with roots) boiled in 3 cups water until the remaining 1 1/2 cups. After chilling filtered, plus sugar to taste. Drink a day 3 x 1/2 cup.
  • 40-50 grams of Aloe Vera Linn, cut small, boiled with 2 cups water to a 1 1/2 cups. Drink 1 cup 3 times a day. Sugar can be added to taste.
  • 5-7 leaves of Green chirayta - Andrographis paniculata Nees, brewed with 1/2 cup hot water. Add honey to taste, stirring frequently. After a cold drink as well. Do it 3 times a day.
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January 31, 2013 at 1:22 PM

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June 29, 2016 at 10:53 PM

If God love anyone in this earth, it is certainly me. i have suffered from this contagious whooping cough for some time now, my nose for me was a problem, i cry all day and night, and i have looked everywhere for a cure, but i find non. but thank God today who have cured me with the help of a herbal doctor, whose name is Doctor idumebo. he is a herbal doctor whom i meant on the internet, someone else testified of how he was cured by this doctor, and so many testimonies i found on him, so i decided to contact him. So i explained to him my problem, and he promised to assist me with the herbal cure. So i told him to do what he can do, provided i am cured. he prepared for me some herbs, and roots and send it to me here in my country. i took it for some weeks and i was finally cured by his herbal mixture. Please i want you all to be happy with me, and help me say a big thanks to God, and also Doctor idumebo for his wonderful works in my life.this herbal doctor is really a very strong herbalist. So please if you are suffering from this disease, and or any type of disease you can contact him on his email (dridumeboherbalhome@gmail.com) or you can call him on (+2347036842735). Thank you all.

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