Before you give your child propolis, test for allergic reactions. For this tincture of propolis oil nogtevoy bend at the crumbs and leave. If no allergies, repeat the procedure again. Then, if all goes well – can begin to give the baby propolis, starting with small dosages and gradually increasing them.
Propolis tincture it is necessary to give the child in the following amount: 1 drop of tincture for each year of life. For example, a three-year kid 3 drops of tincture of propolis, stir to dissolve 1 teaspoon of warm water and give 3 times a day before each meal. The course is 5-10 days. This recipe is suitable for 10% tincture of propolis purchased in a pharmacy or prepared independently.
To prepare a tincture of propolis at home, take 5 grams of raw material in 50 ml 75% alcohol (or 45 milliliters of 96% alcohol). Propolis, cut into small pieces, pour alcohol and insist in a dark place for 10 days, shaking jar daily. 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, stir thoroughly for 7-10 minutes, then strain through 4-5 layers of gauze and pour into a glass dish. After cooling, remove the wax layer from the surface. The resulting infusion give your child 2-3 times a day 1 tablespoon 40 minutes after a meal. In medical purposes can use this solution for 4 weeks.
For the treatment of angina in children 1 tablespoon of tincture of propolis mixed with 3 tablespoons of pharmaceutical glycerine. Lubricate the child's throat with a cotton swab dipped in this composition 3-4 times. After this procedure 20 minutes, you cannot eat or drink.
Before you apply propolis, please consult your pediatrician.