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What are the herbal remedies for cold I can give to a five year old child.?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
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In brief: Honey, saline...

Dark honey has been shown to help many children with cold symptoms.
Honey should be given to children over 12 mo of age. Also, saline (made at home with non-iodized salt and water) or purchased as a nasal spray is very effective for nasal congestion. Also good-old vapor rub has been shown to be effective to improve cold symptoms and sleep at night in children over age 2.

In brief: Honey, saline...

Dark honey has been shown to help many children with cold symptoms.
Honey should be given to children over 12 mo of age. Also, saline (made at home with non-iodized salt and water) or purchased as a nasal spray is very effective for nasal congestion. Also good-old vapor rub has been shown to be effective to improve cold symptoms and sleep at night in children over age 2.
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