TITLE

SMART MEDICINE for the flu

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Mothering;Jan/Feb2005, Issue 128, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on easy medicine for children in flu. The author suggests to avoid giving one's child dairy products, which have a tendency to increase and thicken mucus. The constipation will probably resolve once child starts feeling better and resumes eating a normal diet. The author asks to give child the Chinese botanical formula yin qiao at the first sign of the flu. Astragalus helps to build the immune system, and thus make child less vulnerable to the flu. All fluids, including soups, help alleviate a respiratory illness. Fluids help to thin secretions, making it easier for the body to clear them.
ACCESSION #
15534081

 

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