An Effective Natural Remedy for Children with Cold Flu

The common cold is an upper respiratory infection caused by a virus. According to the Mayo Clinic, more than 100 different viruses can cause the common cold. However, the rhinovirus is most often the one that makes people sneeze and sniffle, and it’s highly contagious. On the other hand, the flu can bring about more serious health conditions, especially among young children, older adults, pregnant women and people with existing health conditions such as asthma, heart disease and diabetes.

Getting hit with cold and flu can make anyone feel miserable. Symptoms include fever, cough, stuffy nose, body aches, headaches and fatigue. Fortunately, there are several things you can do naturally to alleviate this health problem.

When your child gets a cold, it starts when he has a general feeling of not being well, often followed by a sore throat, runny nose or cough. At the beginning, the sore throat is due to a buildup of mucus. Later, your child may get a postnasal drip — when the mucus runs down the back of his nose to the throat. As your child’s cold gets worse, he may wake up with symptoms like watery mucus in the nose, sneezing, feeling of tiredness, fever, sore throat and cough

Here is an effective way to keep the cold and flu away from our children. If they have already been hit with the cold and flu, this same remedy can help shorten their recovery time and bring them back to good health.

Elderberry Syrup
Dr. Katie Friedman, a pediatrician says, ““As a Pediatrician, parents are constantly asking me about home remedies, and ways to treat their child’s symptoms using a more natural approach. Although there is no magic medicine, elderberry is an amazing, all-natural immune booster that can significantly help you and your child overcome the symptoms of the flu.” 

Black elderberry is a dark blue, sometimes purple berry that comes from the native North American and European elderberry shrub. In the Middle Ages, it was considered a ‘holy tree’ due to its ability to improve health and longevity. The berries themselves have been used as a folk remedy for centuries in North America, Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa. They’re full of powerful nutrition and have incredible health benefits. In fact, elderberry contains trace minerals and has more Vitamin C than oranges.”

Elderberries have medicinal properties as they work as anti-oxidants. Its health benefits are known to us from time immemorial. They offer many benefits which make them so important for your little ones. Elderberry are natural cure for flu and cold, allergies, constipation, infection and even stop the spread of cancer. They are widely available today in the market and are used medicinally for the kids. So, if your child is suffering from any of the ailments, you can make them have elderberries.

It is widely known for its curing ability for cold and flu. They are rich in anti viral agent who protects your child from the attacks of the bacteria’s and viruses causing cold and flu. So if your child is suffering from bad cold or severe flu, then you make them have elderberries as they boost your child’s immunity system.

If your baby is suffering from constipation then you can add elderberry products in their diet. It is good for healthy bowel movement as it is rich in fiber. You can also give them elderberry juice for maintaining healthy digestive system.

Elderberry syrup is widely known for its curing ability for cold and flu. They are rich in anti viral agent who protects your child from the attacks of the bacteria’s and viruses causing cold and flu. So if your child is suffering from bad cold or severe flu, then you make them have elderberries as they boost your child’s immunity system.

Elderberries contain a high level of anti-oxidants known as phenol. This protects your child’s cell membrane from any sort of damage caused by the free radicals. This means your child will be less prone to falling ill if prunes are given on a regular basis. It will protect your child’s heart and help it remain strong.

Being rich in anti-oxidants, it protects your child’s heart from all heart related diseases. So giving your child a glass of elderberry juice everyday will improve their heart health.

Elderberries are rich in vitamin C. That boosts the immunity of your child. It protects his/her body from various infections. Regular intake of elderberries will ensure less suffering from common cold and flu.

Elderberries are rich in antioxidants. They spread out free radicals in your child’s body. It helps them to flush out harmful toxins from their bodies. This will keep your child healthy and help him/her to protect the organs.

For more information or to schedule an HijamaHerbs appointment or emotional healing, call Amin Shah at 617-787-5151 or email – aminshah@shahclan.net.

HijamaHerbs sessions are also available for ladies, performed by Nusrat Shah. For children, we normally do not perform hijama, however herbs, homeopathic remedies and emotional healing is performed.