Natural Health Care Medicines for Children





Allopathy, homeopathy, ayurvedic, alternative
medicine etc. are different types of medicines available to cure common
ailments and also chronic diseases. Though man-made pharmaceutical medicines
provide relief to
the sufferers, they are a bit on the expensive side. To avoid deficits
in your monthly budget for treating ailments, you may choose natural
medicine over drugs from the drug store.

If you are a parent receiving child tax credits, this is the best way
to utilise that money because natural medicines rarely have any side
effects or harmful outcome with their ingestion. Here are some natural
health care medicines you could consider for your children:

  1. Ayurvedic medicines are always prepared with natural herbs, fruits and seeds,
    extracts of which are combined to make tonic, pills, topical applications
    or tablets. Some of them are

    • Septilin: It is an ayurvedic medicine mainly used for
      prevention of common ailments an
      d for boosting up the immunity system of your
      kid. It is a very rich source of vitamin C and acts as a pain reliever
      and wound healer. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which help
      the body fight chronic infections.
    • Chayawanprash: Also called as chawanprash, this ayurvedic herbal preparation has
      anti-oxidant properties and also an immunity boosting advantage. A typical
      dosage of this requires your kid to consume 1-2 tablespoons of this
      medicine per day with milk or water if required. It protects child
      ren from infections like cold and cough etc.
    • Triphala Powder: Triphala Powder is a combination of Haritaki, Amalaki and Bibhitaki, intake of which helps maintain blood
      sugar levels, digestion process, increase appetite and also improvement
      in the skin tone
      and colour. Known to have anti-cancer properties, this can be taken
      by kids above 1 year of age. It is bitter in taste, so consumption of
      this powder can be with a tablespoon of honey.
    • Gripe Water: Gripe water is a concoction of different spices like cardamom, fennel, ginger, chamomile etc. in water. It is believed to reduce
      irritability in infants and also aid in digestive processes, control
      of stomach acidity, indigestion and prevent vomiting.
    • Ashokarishta: It is a natural remedy for the menstrual problems and any problem relating to menstrual cycle
      in girls. It acts as a great pain-reliever and also reduces crankiness
      in your kid before and after periods.

Apart from Ayurveda, alternative medicine also
prescribes various alternatives to the usual allopath
ic medicine. Before following any prescription for your child, always
consult a doctor and take his advice!

Author Bio:

Hello! I am Amy Lawson and I am a nutrition
expert. I also love nature photography and gardening!



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