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What Is The Maximum Daily Dose Of Camilia Homeopathic For A Baby
Chamomilla?: I don't know a homeopathic remedy called "camilia", but there is one called "chamomilla" which can help colicky, irritable babies. A correctly prescribed acute remedy should avail some relief in a couple of doses -- otherwise, it's probably the wrong remedy and you need to see a homeopath to find the correct one. The remedy will be safe, but you want it to be effective also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: There is no such thing. That is a normal human response. It is not unhealthy or bad. There is no medicine, herb, botanical, or other compound that will specifically stop that desire. ...Read more
My 15 month old is teething. Baby tylenol takes so long to start working. Are homeopathic meds safe to give her?
Soothe the gum: I would not use Acetaminophen on a regular basis. If your baby uses a paci, place the paci in the freezer for a while and then offer it to the baby. Also if you use a food mesh, you can freeze some chunks of apple, banana or what ever your baby likes, place it in the mesh and let him soothe his gums with the cold foods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not so fast: Before you decide that your baby has colic, first get your pediatrician to do a physical exam to rule out other causes. Colic is sometimes due to a component of the mother's diet. Your pediatrician can examine and possibly give you a hydrolysate formula. Consider eliminating certain foods. Till then, rock your baby, sing, soothe, pacify, and don't overfeed. See AAP link: http://tinyurl.com/hdwxqsy ...Read more
Motrin: There are no alternatives to treat ear "infections." We tend to be aggressive with treating ear infections here in the US... with antibiotics and tubes - not a bad thing. In Europe, ear infections are treated with Motrin/pain control. The problem with repeat infections is the effect on speech/language development. Put your fingers in your ears - this is what it sounds like with an ear infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely, yes: Depending on the condition and the experience of the homeopath you consult. Especially with something chronic, it isn't like just going to whole foods and picking something with a nice label. The homeopath needs to understand you and your problem as a whole. When prescribed well, the medicines are gentle yet effective. http://homeopathyusa.org/homeopathy-now.html. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the nature of your question, but some info on individual homeopathic remedies can be found on www.Abchomeopathy.Com. For more inclusive information about homeopathy itself, you can check out www.Nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org & www.Homeopathyusa.Org. If it's a so-called "homeopathic medicine" that has multiple remedies in it, you might find something on www.Naturaldatabase.Com ...Read more
There are thousands: There are 4000-5000 homeopathic medicines or remedies that have been used successfully for a wide variety of problems. They are selected by taking the person's case carefully and seeing what the main concerns or symptoms are, their patterns, their intensity, etc. If you can please narrow your question down a little, I might be better able to respond helpfully. Best wishes. ...Read more
Consult a homeopath: Berberis aquifolium is recommended for acne and other skin conditions used both internally as a tincture (often 10 drops 3x/day) and topically on skin, but how to best use it is individualized; ideally see a homeopath to learn the best way for you to use it. See http://abchomeopathy.Com/r.Php/berb-a and http://www.Homeopathyandmore.Com/forum/viewtopic.Php?P=15259;highlight=. ...Read more
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