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Home remedies?

What is your favorite home remedy for your kids? Do you remember what your mom used for hers?

Me, I love spearmint tea. Just boil the leaves, add some honey, and you've got something safe that works for everything from colic to colds.


Asked by 3_is_enough at 11:58 PM on May. 18, 2009 in Kids' Health

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Answers (5)
  • chamomile tea for upset tummies
    peppermint (a natural decongestant) tea for stuffy noses
    honey (antibacterial) and cayenne (anti inflammatory) for coughs and sore throats
    miso soup for upper respiratory viruses
    lots of love and hugs for anything.

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:13 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • I assume you didn't give honey to your baby.... because that wouldn't be safe. Although I've heard great things about honey for older childen and colds.

    My fav natrural remedy is my son's amber teething necklace.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:00 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • Nope, no honey for the little one. I use pure cane sugar in hers.

    Answer by 3_is_enough at 12:05 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • breast milk :) solves everything from ear infections to conjunctivitis to diaper rash to protecting from infection in wounds. not to mention it can stop crying instantaneously :D

    Answer by llansky at 12:15 AM on May. 19, 2009

  • Breast milk can SOOTHE an ear infection but it won't cure it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on May. 19, 2009