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Traditional Herbal Remedies for Your Baby!

Have a baby is a happines for every parents. But there is a time when your baby get ill, like diarrea, abscess or caugh. Do you know that you can get first aid from your kitchen? here they are:

Young Coconut water & coffee
Being used as diarrhea and vomiting, because young coconut water contain of a lot of kalium mineral, which is throw up quiet a lot when your child get diarrhea and vomiting. No dosage for this ingredient, depend your child need. Mix it with a tip of teaspoon of coffee.

Brotowali (tinospora krispa)
For outer use, has benefit to cure wound and itchiness because of scabies. The making, 2-3 fingers of brotowali stick, cut it in small pieces, boil with 6 glasses of water. After it boiled, let it for about 30 minutes. Filter it and use it to cure wound and itchiness.

As an expectorant and a caught medicine for children. The making, mix a tablespoon of citrus extract, 3 tablespoon of pure honey, 5 tablespoon of drinking water, and then steam it for about 30 minutes. Dosage: for baby between 6 mount -1 year old : twice a day, 1/2 teaspoon; children between 1-3 years old : twice a day; children between 4-5 years old : 1 1/2 teaspoon, twice a day.

Other way, cut a citrus, press to get it extract, put it to a glass/cup. Add sweet soy sauce, mix them. Dosage for children, 1 teaspoon, tree times day.

To cure abscess. The making, rasp potato and press it. Apply its extract and the rasp of fresh potato to abscess 3-4 times a day. This ingredient also good to be applied into skin rash that is caused by a prickly heat or miliaria, because potato has a cooler characteristic.

Bangle (Zingiber cassumunar Roxb.)
Used as a tranquilizer for baby and children that often troublesome at night, apply this banglai segal rasp on your child’s forehead and body.

Olive Oil
To cure scalp crust or baby cradle crap, about 1-2 times a day, apply into scalp.

Aloe Vera
To cure burn injury of your baby or child. The making, apply aloe Vera meal to injured skin.

Papaya Leaf
Has benefit to push desire for food, cure malaria disease, fever, scurvy and stomach ache convulsive. The making, a young papaya leaf being pounded, pressed and filtered to get its extract, and then drink it.

Temulawak (Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb)
to push a food appetite of your children. The making, 150 grams of Temulawak, 50 grams of fresh turmeric being peeled, and cut up thinly, soaked in 500 cc of cotton in closed bottle for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, this ingredient has ready to be used. Dosage, 1 tablespoon of this ingredient being with 1/2 cup of warm water, drink it in the morning and afternoon.

Greater Galingale herb/Kencur
To relieve cough on children. The making, 5 grams of fresh greater galingale being wash finely, rasped and then add with 2 tablespoon of drinking water and mix it. After it being filtered, add with 1 tablespoon of pure honey. Give it 2-3 times a day.

Fennel (Feoniculum vulgare)
fennel tea being used to relieve colic on baby or painfulness that caused by tooth presence.

For intestinal or stomach gas medicine and colic disease, take 1 tablespoon of fennel tea, dissolved with 1 cup of hot water, mix it finely. After it become cooler, this ingredient can. Dosage depends to their age.



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