Small child

5 teas for digestion


Digestive problems in children are very common and ... understandable. The system responsible for grinding foods and their absorption is not yet fully formed and specialized in its operation, so often the youngest have problems that hinder the absorption of all important nutrients: food allergies, parasitic diseases, intestinal ailments, celiac disease and others. Often, unpleasant symptoms can be minimized by natural means, for example, reaching for teas that improve the digestive system.

Attention! Some herbs used for a long time and in large quantities can be harmful, so you should consult a doctor in case of doubt. You also need to pay attention to the taste and smell, which may not be attractive to your child.

Mint tea for the child

Mint has invaluable properties when it comes to the functioning of the digestive system. It stimulates digestion, fights unpleasant cramps, reduces pain and discomfort. It works anti-inflammatory, refreshes, copes well with nausea and a feeling of fullness. It can be used in infants after 6 months of age.

Mint tea (ready or using dried / fresh mint leaves) brew for about 10 minutes under cover. Then cool and serve the toddler.

Ginger tea for a child

Our grandmothers and grandparents used ginger for indigestion. And they did well, because all studies confirm the unusual properties of this plant. Ginger supports the digestive system, has a diastolic effect, reduces the amount of intestinal gas. It is also a great medicine for motion sickness and even for the common cold ...

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Sage tea

Sage is a universal plant with many positive applications. Works health and preventive. First of all, it prevents flatulence, supports liver function, but also regulates blood sugar levels. It is great for digestion, supports the secretion of bile and digestive juices. Great for intestinal colic.

Note, as with any herb, you must not overdo it with sage. It is worth consulting with your doctor before giving it to your child.

Chamomile tea for a child

Chamomile tea is one of the best-tolerated teas for children. It can be given at any time of the day without fear of negative impact. Chamomile stimulates the appetite, supports digestion and helps release excess gas accumulated in the intestines. Chamomile also has a relaxant effect, soothes stomach pains, including those caused by colic. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It can be used from the first days of life.

Fennel tea for a child

Fennel is great for bloating and a feeling of fullness, copes well with abdominal pain. Regulates digestion, reduces flatulence, can be used from the first days of life.