you live with children, your medicine cabinet probably contains
assortment of cough syrups, decongestants, anti-diarrhea treatments,
and fever-reducers. Such over-the-counter and prescription
often do a great job at providing temporary relief from symptoms.
Unfortunately, they can also create their own problems in
process. For example, decongestants commonly cause drowsiness,
restlessness, and rebound congestion. Antibiotics, when used
invite the development of dangerous strains of antibiotic-resistant
For most common childhood ills, herbal remedies offer a safe
alternative to pharmaceutical drugs—without the side
majority of childhood ailments tend to be mild, and the best
can give is one that bolsters your child’s immune system
uncomfortable symptoms. This, coupled with plenty of rest
food and liquids, often provides all that’s needed to
help your child bounce
back to health.
The remedies listed here are intended
for children over the age of two. For treating younger
children with herbs, consult your health care practitioner.