Because of this, many parents are reaching for “natural” remedies without knowing the efficacy and side effects.
For example, many of these medicines have a form of honey. Honey in any form shouldn’t be given to children under one year of age.
Here are some potential remedies:
- Cold: saline spray, steam or menthol inhalant for the sinuses
- Car sickness: ventilation, breaks and ginger
- Restlessness: chamomile
Listen as Dr. Naveen Mehrotra joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss natural ways to address ailments.