How to give children propolis
Propolis is a unique tool that can help in the fight against many childhood diseases. In addition, it has no side effects and does not irritate the baby organs. But in order to propolis has benefited the baby, you need to properly use it.
Instruction how to give children propolis
Before you give your child propolis, perform check for allergic reactions. To do this, propolis tincture grease logtevoy fold and leave the crumbs. If on the next day, no allergies, repeat the procedure again. Then, if all goes well - you can begin to give your child propolis, starting with small doses, gradually increasing them.
Propolis tincture is necessary to give the child the following number: 1 drop of tincture for each year of life. For example, a three-year child 3 drops of propolis tincture, dilute 1 teaspoon of warm water and let 3 times a day before each meal. admission course - 5-10 days. This recipe is suitable for 10% propolis tincture purchased in a pharmacy or prepared yourself.
To make propolis tincture at home, take 5 grams of raw materials by 50 milliliters 75% alcohol (or 45 milliliters 96% alcohol). Propolis is cut into small pieces, cover with alcohol and insist in a dark place for 10 days, shaking the jar every day. Then strain the infusion and store in the refrigerator.
For the treatment of bronchitis and asthma in children, boil 1 liter of milk, add 50-70 grams of crushed propolis, mix thoroughly for 7-10 minutes, then strain through 4-5 layers of gauze and pour into a glass dish. After cooling, remove the wax from the surface layer. The resulting infusion, let the child 2-3 times a day for 1 tablespoon 40 minutes after a meal. The therapeutic and prophylactic purposes it is possible to use the solution over a period of 4 weeks.
For the treatment of sore throats in children 1 tablespoon of propolis tincture mix with 3 tablespoons of pharmaceutical glycerine. Lubricate the throat of a child with a cotton swab dipped in this composition 3-4. After this procedure can not be 20 minutes to eat and drink.
Before using propolis should consult with a pediatrician.